Photo Credit: Patrick Breen, Oregon State Univ.


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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)

  • Bark (colour and texture): smooth and dark grayish-brown
  • Leaves (shape, size, etc.): varies light to dark green. Small leaflets.
  • Form: spreading shrub or small tree

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.