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Species: Caragana arborescens

(kare-ah-gain'ah ar-bo-res'enz)

Caragana arborescens

Siberian Pea Tree

Found on Course Walks

Dry Site Plants

Map of plant locations

(Plant location data may be incomplete)

In Collection(s):

None Listed

Cultivars

'Lobergii', 'Nana', 'Pendula', 'Sutherland', 'Walker'

Ornamental Characteristics

Tree < 30 feet, Shrub > 8 feet

15' (spread 15' - 20')

Deciduous

upright, multi-stemmed

tolerant of alkaline soils and extreme cold; fixes its own nitrogen; a very tough plant

Environmental Characteristics

Full sun

3a

Can tolerate acid to alkaline soil (pH 5.0 to 8.0)

Tolerates salt spray, Tolerates salty soil

makes a good windbreak; suitable for container planting; yellow flowers not very showy

Consistently moist, well-drained soil; Occasional periods of dry soil; Prolonged periods of dry soil
See graphic below

Insect Disease

No diseases listed

Bare Root Transplanting


Other

Native to Siberia and Mongolia.

Moisture Tolerance Graphic

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Moisture Tolerance

Moisture graphic
Occasionally saturated or very wet soil
Consistently moist, well-drained soil
Occasional periods of dry soil
Prolonged periods of dry soil
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