Common Caragana

Common Caragana

Caragana arborescens

$15.00$45.00

An open, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upward spreading habit of growth. Possibly the hardiest and toughest shrub in the world. Versatile, will thrive in hostile and dry locations. Showy yellow flowers in spring. Makes a great hedge. Light green foliage throughout the season, turning to a yellow colour in fall. Features yellow pea-shaped flowers in mid summer. Smooth, olive-green bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 13 ft SOIL Dry
SPREAD 10 ft FLOWER Summer
ZONE 2 FRUIT No Fruit
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Latin Name: Caragana arborescens
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Size:

Large size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts hummingbirds

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer resistant

Applications:

Used as a hedge

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Native:

Native plant

Other:

Used in naturalized areas

Notes:

Has sharp thorns

Invasive:

Produces suckers

Winter:

Provides winter interest

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires well drained conditions and will not tolerate standing water

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant once established

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Salt:

Able to handle environmental salt

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Can be pruned at any time

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot, #2 Pot, #5 Pot

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