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Sophora microphylla
Small Leaved Kowhai
Pot size: 8cm   Our online price: £6.50
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Common name in French:
Common name in German:
Other common names:
Kowhai
Family:
Labiatae
Origin:
New Zealand

Description:

Small to medium shrub with delicate, bipinnate leaves, yellow, pea-like flowers and exfoliating bark. It is great to train on trellis by a wall, but also good for bonsai. 


Plant growing type:
evergreen
Habit:
Size when mature in m:
Main feature (value):
leaf
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Autumn coloration:
Flower colour:
Yellow
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Drought tolerance:
Optimum ph:
slightly acidic-neutral (pH 6-7)
Preferred location:
full sun
Where to plant:
Pests and diseases:
Usually pest and disease free
Herbal usage:
Edibility:
not edible
Toxicity to humans:
Optimum growing conditions:
Full sun with moderate watering

Height in cm:
15-20
Pot size:
8cm
Age in year:
1 (this tree is grown from seed on our nursery)
Our online price:
£6.50

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