Siberian Pea Shrub (Caragana arborescens)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Moderately alkaline (7.9 – 8.4)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 7b
Plant Height: 6 to 19 feet
Plant Spread: 6 to 12 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flowers: Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Dye production
Erosion control
Flowering Tree
Will Naturalize
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Days to germinate: 2-3 weeks
Other info: Soak for 24 hrs first. If the seed has not swollen, then scarify and soak again for 12 hrs
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
What specie is this? (Binomial name please) by NightCrow Jun 1, 2018 5:57 PM 3
Which ornamental tree? by Paul2032 Jun 25, 2014 7:23 PM 2
Salt tolerant plants by eclayne Feb 8, 2013 9:39 PM 130
Caragana with fruit trees. by CarolineScott Sep 28, 2012 10:32 PM 6

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