Sophora Tetraptera – Kowhai Tree

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Sophora tetraptera (Large-leaved Kōwhai)

The native name Kowhai means yellow and represents the pendulous racemes of nectar-filled, golden flowers that appear in spring, beloved by Tui. Slender tree with an open form. S. tetraptera flowers at a younger age than others. Semi-evergreen; is known to defoliate in particularly adverse, frosty winters. Grows approx 6m high x 4m wide in 10 years.

Suits a part shade position in soils that don’t get too dry. Suits wetter soil conditions, growing wonderfully along riverbanks. Wind and semi-frost hardy.

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Height:6m
Width:4m
SKU: Soph Tetra River Categories: , , ,

Description

Sophora tetraptera (Large-leaved Kōwhai)

The native name Kowhai means yellow and represents the pendulous racemes of nectar-filled, golden flowers that appear in spring, beloved by Tui. Slender tree with an open form. S. tetraptera flowers at a younger age than others. Semi-evergreen; is known to defoliate in particularly adverse, frosty winters. Grows approx 6m high x 4m wide in 10 years.

Suits a part shade position in soils that don’t get too dry. Suits wetter soil conditions, growing wonderfully along riverbanks. Wind and semi-frost hardy.