Caragana arborescens 15-20' Nitrogen-fixing cheerful bright green upright multi-stemmed oval shrub well suited to windbreaks, hedges and borders.
Delicate yellow flowers in spring are followed by small seed pods that turn a golden yellow. The pods and the small “peas” are edible; eaten raw, they taste like garden peas, though not as sweet. Makes an acceptable chicken feed.
Silvery bark and compound foliage, each with 8-12 small obovate leaflets. Easy to grow; just put them in and let them go.
Adaptable to poor soils, drought, salt. Full sun. Maintenance free. Self-fertile. Native to Siberia and Manchuria. Z3. (1-3' bare-root plants)
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