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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)

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Seed-starting details for this plant

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


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