Common name: Caragana; Siberian Pea Shrub
Drought hardy; suitable for prairie shelterbelts; should not be planted on parkland or boreal sites.
Latin name: Caragana arborescens
Type of tree: broadleaf (introduced shrub)
Height: up to 6 metres
Growth rate: fast
Fruit and flowers: yellow flowers followed by green pods with seeds
Soil: prefers light soil with good drainage.
Limitations: fairly hardy species.