Pygmy Peashrub, Dwarf Peashrub Caragana pygmaea - Caragana aurantiaca

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Botanical Name:

Caragana pygmaea

Family:

Fabaceae

Genus:

Caragana

Species:

pygmaea

Common Name:

Pygmy Peashrub, Dwarf Peashrub

Seeds Per Pound:
35,000
Quantity:
0.03 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
22
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
4-5 feet
Collection Locale:
Poland
Crop Year:
2021
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
3

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 12 hours.
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Stratification: cold stratify for 30 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Tolerant of dry alkaline soils. A very ornamental plant, it prefers a continental climate with hot summers and cold winters. more...
* This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby. more...
Caragana pygmaea is a flowering plant species in the genus Caragana .
Physical Characteristics  Caragana pygmaea is a deciduous Shrub growing to 1.2 m (4ft). It is hardy to zone 3. It is in flower in May, and the seeds ripen in September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees.It can fix Nitrogen. It is noted for attracting wildlife. The plant prefers light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils, requires well-drained soil and can grow in nutritionally poor soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It cannot grow in the shade.It requires dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.The plant can tolerates strong winds but not maritime exposure.
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Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov