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Caragana arborescens 'Pendula'

Siberian pea tree 'Pendula'

'Pendula' is a small deciduous shrub, sometimes top-worked to form a small tree, with stiffly pendulous shoots bearing light green pinnate leaves and clusters of pale yellow flowers in late spring

Other common names
pea tree 'Pendula'
Synonyms
Caragana pendula
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Size
Ultimate height
1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
10–20 years
Ultimate spread
1–1.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Clay
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Moist but well–drained, Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Yellow Green
Summer Green
Autumn Green Brown
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H7
Botanical details
Family
Fabaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Pendulous weeping
Genus

Caragana are deciduous, usually spiny shrubs with pinnate leaves and solitary or clustered yellow, occasionally white or pink flowers, followed by brown pods

Name status

Accepted

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow in well-drained soil in full sun

Propagation

Propagate by seed, softwood cuttings or grafting

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Architectural
  • City and courtyard gardens
Pruning

Pruning group 1

Pests

Generally pest free

Diseases

Generally disease free

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