Caragana frutex 'Globosa'
Common name: 
Globe Russian Peashrub
Globe Caragana
Pronunciation: 
kar-a-GA-na FRU-tex
Family: 
Fabaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous shrub, compact, multi-stemmed, rounded, slow-growing, 4 ft (1.2 m) tall and 3 ft (0.9 m) wide, branches glabrous, stipules spiny, short.  Leaves alternate, pinnately compound, 4 leaflets, linear-oblanceolate, 8-15 mm long, tip spiny pointed, bluish-green, turn bright yellow in fall.  Flowers pea-like, small, yellow.  Fruit pod-like, about 2-3 cm long.
  • Sun or light shade.  Adaptable, very cold hardy.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 2         Native to Siberia and Mongolia.
  • frutex: Latin, a shrub.
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