Siberian Pea Shrub

Siberian Pea Shrub (Caragana arborescens)
Quantity: 2
Location: 7th Hugelkultur row bed
Purchased from Raintree Nursery
Planted: April 2011
USDA Zones: 2-7

Description from nursery: Hardy and tough as a rock, this fast growing shrub (to about 7’) provide a good barrier hedge and wildlife habitat.

Received plants in April from Raintree Nursery and planted directly in the arboretum.

Photo update from 5-12-11

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2 Responses to Siberian Pea Shrub

  1. Matt says:

    Tried these from Raintree as well… planted them in a soggy spot by an old compost pile where everything else was going nuts… and they languished until rabbits ate them.

    Hoping you’ll have better luck on a different type of site!

    • Mixed luck so far. One of them is not growing much, the other put on several feet of growth it’s first year. Lots of buds coming, so I am optimistic for that one. It gets several hours more sun than the struggling one. Both are planted in solo-hugelkultur beds of their own, so they should have good moisture without being too wet.

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