GB CULTURAL INFO: / Ht 8’ / Matures 3 years /
SEED CODE: C
SEEDS PER PACKET:20
BOTANICAL NAME: Caragana arborescens
DESCRIPTION: Leguminous perennial shrub grows to heights of 12 feet or more. Early settlers carried this with them as a food source. Young pods and seeds are eaten fresh; dried seeds can be cooked like dried peas. Nitrogen-fixer and good bee plant. Also a preferred bonzai tree. Ornamental, small fragrant flowers with attractive compound leaflets.
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