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Styphnolobium japonica | Honey tree

The Honey tree (Sophora) is very popular with bees because of its abundant nectar. The flowers are creamy white in color and bloom only after warm summers and only begins to bloom after 10 to 15 years. In autumn, the gray pods appear on the tree.

Characteristics:

Application:

Large gardens, Solitary, Squares and parks, Streets

Growing conditions:

Dry (sandy) soil, Endures reasonable hardening, Normal bottom, Sunny

Growth habit:

Wide rising

Bloeikleur

White

Adult height:

First size trees 12+ m

Soil:

all soils, endures hardening, not too poor

Flowers:

bloom only after hot summers, the creamy white flower clusters are very popular with bees

Fruits:

constricted, grey pod

Environmental factors:

branch breakage occurs, fairly wind-sensitive, summer pruning is important

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