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Sophora japonica



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Sophora japonica
Japanese pagodatree

Often grown around Buddhist temples in the Orient, the Japanese pagodatree presents itself well with an excellent display of late summer white flowers. The scientific name, Styphnolobium japonicum, has been proposed for this species based upon chromosome numbers and its lack of nitrogen fixing ability.

Habit:Rounded to broad-spreading
Size:50-75' high
Color:Bright green turning medium green
Texture:Medium-fine
Hardiness:Zone 6a USDA
Habitat:China and Korea
Family:Fabaceae

 
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