Sophora davidii (is a medium sized wide fully hardy perennial deciduous shrub with purple and white flowers in late Spring, early Summer and mid Summer. It grows well in direct sun, and prefers low levels of water. The flowers are , ) . It has high drought tolerance.
Sophora davidii grows in soils ranging from a pH of 6 (acidic ranges from 5.6 to 6) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to chalk, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.
This is a rounded shrub has an ultimate height of 3.5m / 11.5ft and spread of 3m / 9.8ft. It can take 6-10 years to reach its ultimate height.
The leaves are green in Spring and Summer and green in Autumn. They are in shape.
The plant is happy in any situation, exposed or sheltered.
Low maintenance, screen, wind break and flowering shrub.
Propagation techniques include grafting and seed.
China.-28°C / -18.4F to 6-10 years 3.5m / 11.5ft 3m / 9.8ft
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|Specific epithet ?||davidii|
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|Shrub Pagoda Tree (Ireland), David's Mountain Laurel (Ireland)|
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- When watering, always water the base of the plant. If you water the leaves most of it will just evaporate. Also, just water once a week so that the ground is soaked. This helps roots grow down into the ground, otherwise you will end up with shallow roots.
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