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SOPHORA 'Little Baby'

Commonly known as 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
Further Reading....

 

  • Evergreen
  • Yellow
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - small, pinnate leaves
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Caution, toxic if eaten - Do not eat these plants.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - trouble free
  • Place of origin - New Zealand (South Island)
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile
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Sophora - Growing Guide
1m (39in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2m (6½ft)
 

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