Sophora japonica

£2.50

Japanese pagoda tree. A large tree from China and Korea, growing to 25 m (80 ft) high (4.5 m in 10 years). A legume, probably fixing nitrogen. The young leaves and flowers can be eaten cooked and made into a tea; all parts are used medicinally. The seed pods yield a dye. A useful bee plant; the timber is used for tool handles etc. Likes a well-drained soil and full sun; hardy to -23°C. Stratification: SC. Number of seeds: 10.

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Japanese pagoda tree. A large tree from China and Korea, growing to 25 m (80 ft) high (4.5 m in 10 years). A legume, probably fixing nitrogen. The young leaves and flowers can be eaten cooked and made into a tea; all parts are used medicinally. The seed pods yield a dye. A useful bee plant; the timber is used for tool handles etc. Likes a well-drained soil and full sun; hardy to -23°C. Stratification: SC