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Sophora

Sophora are subtropical to tropical woody shrubs or small tree with mostly green branches and clusters of white to yellow, white or purple pea-like flowers. All are easily grown in pots or containers in any rich, well drained substrate in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter reduced watering and keep at a minimum of some 10°C. Some species (eg. Sophora secundiflora) are winterhardy with some good winter protection around their root system.
Prior to sowing scarify seed (e.g. carefully scratch the seed coat with fine sandpaper) and soak them in luke warm water for some 48h. Sow in any well drained substrate at some 20°C to 25°C throughout the year and in a sunny spot.
All are USDA Climate Zone 9, unless not stated differently.
7 seeds per package.
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Sophora gypsophila var. guadalupensis (Guadalupe Mountain Laurel)

Sophora gypsophila var. guadalupensis (Guadalupe Mountain Laurel)

2 (5)m, Guadalupe Mountain Laurel is a showy and threatened, tall woody, evergreen shrub to small tree from New Mexico and Texas, USA. It bears terminal racemes of bright purple flowers and silvery, pinnatifid leaves. For any rich, very well drained and preferably rocky soil in a sunny and protected spot. In colder areas preferably grow in pots or containers under frosfree conditions at a minimum of some 10°C in winter with reduced watering. Keep in fulll sun throghout the year. Seeds from a certified wild collection in Otero County, New Mexico, USA, at some 1.650m. VI-VIII.
7 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 7508 € 14,90
Sophora secundiflora (Texas Mescalbean)

Sophora secundiflora (Texas Mescalbean)

200 (450)cm, Texas mescalbean or Texas Mountain Laurel (syn. Dermatophyllum secundiflorum) is an evergreen broad erect woody shrub from southwestern USA and Mexico. It makes feathered leaves and most ornamental, strongly perfumed purple flowers in pendulous racemes followed by seedpods with large bright orange-red seeds. Easily grown in in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. In winter reduce watering and keep plants frostfree at a minimum of some 5°C. Alternatively grow outside in a protected spot in the garden with some winter protection in the root area. USDA Climate zone 7/8. VI-VIII.
7 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package9468 € 9,99
Sophora tetraptera (Large-leaved Kōwhai)

Sophora tetraptera (Large-leaved Kōwhai)

200 (450)cm, Large-leaved Kōwhai is a tall erect to overlaoding woody shrub from the North Island in New Zealand. It makes ovate-lanceolate bright green leaves and most ornamental sulfur-yellow flowers. Easily grown in in any rich, well drained soil in a sunny spot. In winter reduce watering and keep plants frostfree at a minimum of some 5°C. VI-VIII.
7 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1969 € 4,99