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Adenocarpus decorticans


Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Adenocarpus
                        Specie: Adenocarpus decorticans

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 8 ft (2.4 m)

Cultivation: Open well-drained soil in full sun

Features: Unusual bark; crowded foliage; golden yellow flowers late spring?early summer

Uses: Shrub borders

Zones: 8-10

Description: A native of Spain, this is the most distinctive member of the genus by virtue of the flaky whitish bark that develops on its stiffly spreading branches and its crowded leaves with narrow, almost needle-like leaflets coated in silky hairs. In late spring a

Growth Habit: Stiff spreading branches

Comments: Not frost hardy

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