Yellow Necklacepod, Silverbush, Yellow Necklace Pod, Silver Bush Sophora tomentosa

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Botanical Name:

Sophora tomentosa







Common Name:

Yellow Necklacepod, Silverbush, Yellow Necklace Pod, Silver Bush

6-10 feet
Minimum Hardiness Zone:

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 12 hours. If the seed fails to imbibe, boiling water may be required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: Hardness of seedcoat will determine how much scarification is required.
In a Nutshell:
* A shrub or small tree, silvery throughout, with compound leaves and pale yellow flowers in pendulous clusters to 6", each 3/4" wide, pods to 6", native to seashores of the Old World tropics .
Sophora tomentosa , also known as Necklacepod , Yellow Necklacepod , and occasionally as Silver bush , is a pantropical [ 1 ] shrub or small tree in the family Fabaceae . It commonly ranges in height from 4 to 10 feet and often occurs in coastal conditions and near wetlands. [ 2 ] The common name Necklacepod is derived from the characteristic string of seed pods that develop after its yellow flowers germinate into seeds.
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