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Sophora 'Sun King'

Sophora 'Sun King'

Description: A touch of the exotic and unusual. An evergreen small tree or large shrub with dark green, glossy, fern-like foliage. Dainty, pendulous panicles of bright-yellow bell-shaped flowers with prominent anthers in late-winter and early-spring which are followed by long lasting clusters of seed pods.

Suitable for mixed borders, in containers and can be trained against a wall.

Climate / Position: Full sun in a sheltered site.

Height / Spread: Height 2.5m. Spread 2.5m.

Soil Requirements: Tolerant of most soils, except heavily waterlogged.

Pruning : Remove wayward shoots in late winter.

Special Requirements: None required.

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Sophora cassioides x S. macrocarpa

Although called the Japanese Pagoda Tree, it is originally from China, but commonly planted near Japanese temples.