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Siberian Peashrub (Caragana arborescens)

  • Siberian Peashrub (Caragana Arborescens) http://www.sagebud.com/siberian-peashrub-caragana-arborescens/
    Credit: Sten Porse | Own photo, taken at Beder, Jutland. | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Siberian Peashrub (Caragana Arborescens) http://www.sagebud.com/siberian-peashrub-caragana-arborescens/
    Credit: Sten Porse | Own photo, taken at Beder, Jutland. | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Siberian Peashrub (Caragana Arborescens) http://www.sagebud.com/siberian-peashrub-caragana-arborescens/
    Credit: Sten Porse | Own photo, taken at Beder, Jutland. | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Siberian Peashrub (Caragana Arborescens) http://www.sagebud.com/siberian-peashrub-caragana-arborescens/
    Credit: A. Barra | Own work | License: CC-BY-3.0 GFDL
  • Siberian Peashrub (Caragana Arborescens) http://www.sagebud.com/siberian-peashrub-caragana-arborescens/
    Credit: English: This photography was created by Andrew Butko. Contact inf?rmation - e-mail: abutko@gmail.com. Other photos see here.???????: ??? ?????????? ?????? ?????? ?????. ?????????? ?????????? - e-mail: abutko@gmail.com. ?????? ?????????? ??. ?????. | selfmade photography (originally uploaded as Ab plant 34.jpg, renamed by B.navez 14:47, 20 May 2008 (UTC)) | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Siberian Peashrub (Caragana Arborescens) http://www.sagebud.com/siberian-peashrub-caragana-arborescens/
    Credit: Juan de Vojníkov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Siberian Peashrub (Caragana Arborescens) http://www.sagebud.com/siberian-peashrub-caragana-arborescens/
    Credit: Herman, D.E., et al. 1996. North Dakota tree handbook. USDA NRCS ND State Soil Conservation Committee; NDSU Extension and Western Area Power Administration, Bismarck. | USDA Plants Profile | License: PD USDA NRCS
  • Siberian Peashrub (Caragana Arborescens) http://www.sagebud.com/siberian-peashrub-caragana-arborescens/
    Credit: Juan de Vojníkov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Siberian Peashrub (Caragana Arborescens) http://www.sagebud.com/siberian-peashrub-caragana-arborescens/
    Credit: Juandev | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
  • Siberian Peashrub (Caragana Arborescens) http://www.sagebud.com/siberian-peashrub-caragana-arborescens/
    Credit: Steve Hurst | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD USDA ARS
  • Siberian Peashrub (Caragana Arborescens) http://www.sagebud.com/siberian-peashrub-caragana-arborescens/
    Credit: Blaine Hansel | originally posted to Flickr as Siberian Pea Shrub | License: CC-BY-2.0
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Caragana Arborescens, or more commonly know as Siberian Peashrub, is a tree shrub with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Caragana. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 12 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring summer fall, blooms during late spring and is somewhat tolerant of shade. Caragana Arborescens or Siberian Peashrub's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Caragana
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Order: Fabales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree Shrub
  • Native Status: L48 (I) AK (I) CAN (I)
  • Active Growth Period: Spring Summer Fall
  • Allelopath: No
  • Bloat: None
  • C:N Ratio: Medium
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: No
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: Yellow
  • Flower Conspicuous: Yes
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Foliage Porosity Summer: Dense
  • Foliage Porosity Winter: Moderate
  • Foliage Texture: Medium
  • Fruit/Seed Color: Brown
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: Yes
  • Growth Form: Multiple Stem
  • Growth Rate: Rapid
  • Height at 20 Years Maximum (feet): 12
  • Height Mature (feet): 12
  • Leaf Retention: No
  • Lifespan: Moderate
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Nitrogen Fixation: Medium
  • Resprout Ability: Yes
  • Shape and Orientation: Erect
  • Toxicity: None
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: Yes
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: Yes
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: Low
  • CaCO3 Tolerance: High
  • Cold Stratification Required: Yes
  • Drought Tolerance: High
  • Fertility Requirement: Low
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 150
  • Hedge Tolerance: Medium
  • Moisture Use: Medium
  • pH (Minimum): 5
  • pH (Maximum): 8.5
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 1212
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 2728
  • Precipitation (Minimum): 12
  • Precipitation (Maximum): 55
  • Root Depth Minimum (inches): 16
  • Salinity Tolerance: Medium
  • Shade Tolerance: Intermediate
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): -38
  • Bloom Period: Late Spring
  • Commercial Availability: Routinely Available
  • Fruit/Seed Abundance: High
  • Fruit/Seed Period Begin: Spring
  • Fruit/Seed Period End: Summer
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: No
  • Propagated by Bare Root: Yes
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: Yes
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: No
  • Propagated by Seed: Yes
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed per Pound: 19000
  • Seed Spread Rate: None
  • Seedling Vigor: Medium
  • Small Grain: No
  • Vegetative Spread Rate: None




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