Peashrub - Siberian
Pea Shaped WindBreak
The Siberian Peashrub, 'Caragana arborescens', is large rounded 10'-15' shrubby tree that is well adapted to exposed, cold, dry and other difficult sites.
It is a native to Mancheria and Siberia where it is used as a windbreak. Its' dense root system can be used for erosion control.
It has showy yellow pea like flowers that appear in late May. The mature fruit is edible and has been used medicinally.
It can be left to grow into a rounded shrub or pruned into a small tree. It matures to a mounded shrub of 15' high with a spread of 12'.
It grows well in full sun and adaptable to any soil.
The bark of the trunk and stems retain a greenish color for several years. The small leaflets are medium green in color. Often used as a windbreak or tall informal hedge.
The Peashrubs are cold and drought tolerant. When planting for hedge, place plants about 4-5 feet apart. Siberian Peashrubs are deciduous and have low water requirements, and a moderate salt & alkali tolerance.
*Yellow Pea Like Flowers
*Edible Fruit From Pods
*Can be used for in Cold, Dry, Exposed Areas
|Mature Height||10 - 15 feet|
|Mature Spread||8 - 12 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Fall Color||Yellow, Green|