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Sophora secundiflora

Sophora secundiflora
Seedling, late April 2019
Texas mountain laurel
Same seedling, early December 2019
Sophora secundiflora
At the end of 2020, a good year for growing

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.

Texas mountain laurel
Supple, almost whispy new growth in late March

In our garden, this plant grows in the following areas: left fence border, front fence border, front fence nursery area

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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)
  2. Same seed as above. Knife-nicked, baggy 70F (100%G, 17d-10w)

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