Siberian Pea Shrub

Caragana arborescens

USDA Hardiness Zone 2-7

Very cold hardy legume grows as a perennial shrub.  Has edible pods high in protein that is a good fodder but should be cooked before human consumption.    Blossoms are also edible, but favorited by pollinators too.

Plant tolerates most soil conditions and is drought tolerant.  Requires little to no maintenance.

 

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