SOPHORA

Commonly known as

Genus of about 50 species of herbaceous perennials and deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs, widely distributed in tropical and temperate regions, found mostly in dry valleys and woodland and on rocky slopes of hills and mountains.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for their elegant pinnate leaves and pea-like flowers. Require long, hot summers to flower well
    Place of origin
    Widely distributed in tropical and temperate regions.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    People & pets

Buy Varieties of SOPHORA

SOPHORA davidii

SOPHORA davidii

grey, downy and eventually spiny branches. Small bluish-white pea flowers

 
£18.00 each 
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SOPHORA 'Little Baby'

SOPHORA 'Little Baby'

Dwarf kowhai

grows a tangle of interlacing branches which are golden in colour. Small bright yellow flowers. Grows to only 3-4 feet and is frost hardy to -10 ° C

 
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£17.00 each 
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SOPHORA microphylla 'Dragon's Gold'

SOPHORA microphylla 'Dragon's Gold'

Kowhai

lacy dark green foliage and tubular golden yellow flowers.

 
Small
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£16.00 each 
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Large
£30.00  
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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SOPHORA microphylla 'Sun King'

SOPHORA microphylla 'Sun King'

Kowhai

extremely hardy plant with bright yellow clusters of claw-like flowers in profusion over a long period in late winter and spring

 
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£25.00 each 
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SOPHORA tetraptera

SOPHORA tetraptera

Kowhai

tubular yellow pea-shaped flowers in long drooping clusters. Needs a sunny south facing wall

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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