Chamaecytisus palmensis
(Tree Lucerne, Tagasaste)

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Chamaecytisus palmensis
(Tree Lucerne, Tagasaste)

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Foliage Colour: Green
Growth Rate: Fast
Mature Height: 5 m
Mature Width: 5 m
Site Condition: Exposed, Frost Tolerant, Heavy Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Waterways
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade
Drainage: Dry, Moist
Category: Tree
Features: Suitable for hedging or shelter. Attractive to birds and bees. Flower colour: White.

Tree Lucerne is a small, fast-growing tree, great for stock fodder, firewood or shelter. Attracts wood pigeons during winter and spring when it's in flower as well as bees attracted by the flowers too. It's also nitrogen fixing, drought tolerant and controls erosion with its deep roots. One of the best trees to attract tui and other native birds to your garden. Nurse crop for natives. Withstands drought/wind. Evergreen. Frost tender when young.

Habitat: Dry places, river beds, coastal sites, hillsides.

Flowering: Winter - Spring [May - October]
Fruiting: 

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