Scientific Name: Caragana arborescens Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:Siberian peashrub Texture:Fine
Family Name:FabaceaeHabit: Open, Upright
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):3 - 5m x 2 - 3m
Origin: Central / west Asia Hardiness Zone:Zone 2: (-46 to -40 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Even-pinnate, Elliptic, Entire
Flowers: Yellow, May
Fruit: Legume, Brown, Green-yellow, Jul- Jun
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Alkaline, Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Hedge row, Screening, Wind break
Key ID Features:Leaves elliptic, pinnately compound, up to 12 cm long with 4 or 5 (-7) pairs of elliptic leaflets up to 3 cm long (may be linear in some cvs.); flowers yellow, pea-like in May. Winter ID: spiny stipules.