Rob's plants
home garden plants wildlife seed photos
plant sale journal topics plantlinks fun guestbook

Sophora secundiflora

Synonym(s) Calia secundiflora
Common name Texas mountain laurel
Family fabaceae
Life cycle tree (Z7b-10)
Flowers purple (early spring)
Size 10-20'
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well drained soil; drought-tolerant
From seed scarify, germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Small evergreen tree producing fragrant flowers followed by black pods containing fat red seeds. Tap-rooted, so difficult to move once established.

We're just trying this plant for the first time this year; it hasn't found a permanent place in our gardens yet. (click here for a full list)

About my plant portraits

Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed collected in 2018. Scarified with sandpaper, baggy 70F (67%G, 9-32d, with additional scarification)

I welcome comments about my web pages; feel free to use the form below to leave feedback about this particular page. For the benefit of other visitors to these pages, I will list any relevant comments you leave, and if appropriate, I will update my page to correct mis-information. Faced with an ever-increasing onslaught of spam, I'm forced to discard any comments including html markups. Please submit your comment as plain text. If you have a comment about the website as a whole, please leave it in my guestbook. If you have a question that needs a personal response, please e-mail me.

Your name

Your comments

home garden plants wildlife seed plant sale topics guestbook journal plantlinks

Last modified: March 01, 2019
Contact me