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Senna Seeds

Senna Seeds

Common name  glandular senna, downy senna, buttercup bushLatin name  Senna multiglandulosaDetails  A fast growing evergreen shrub which become treelike. The leaves are each made up of several pairs of thick, hairy, oval-shaped leaflets each measuring up to about 4 centimeters long. The leaves are studded with visible resin glands between the leaflets.Price  $3.9030 seedsTags    perennial  tree  legume  flowers  Evergreen  Flowers  YellowForest layer  shrubFrost sensitive  Nitrogen fixer  Perennial  Propigation method  Sow pot / tray
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Thornless Honey Locust Seed

Latin name  Gleditsia triacanthos f.inermisDetails  Produces very large pods with sticky sweet pulpPrice  $4.9030 seedsTags    perennial  tree  legume 
Siberian Pea Shrub seeds

Siberian Pea Shrub seeds

Latin name  Caragana arborescensNitrogen fixer  Perennial  Tags    perennial  shrub  legume  Price  $4.9030 seeds
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Laburnum

Laburnum

Common name  Golden chain or golden rain treeFamily  FabaceaeDetails  Yellow pea-flowers in pendulous leafless racemes 10–40 cm (4–15.5 in) long in spring, which makes them very popular garden trees.

All parts of the plant are poisonous, although mortality is very rare. Symptoms of laburnum poisoning may include intense sleepiness, vomiting, convulsive movements, coma, slight frothing at the mouth and unequally dilated pupils.
Flowers  YellowDiameter  6.00Forest layer  low-treeHeight (m)  6Drought tolerance  Perennial  Nitrogen fixer  Shade / Sun  Full sun / part shadeSoil type  MostTags    perennial  tree  legume  hardy  Wind tolerance  GoodPropigation method  Sow pot / trayPrice  $3.9030 seeds
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Kakabeak seeds

Kakabeak seeds

Details  Seeds collected from assorted red and pink flowering shrubs in the blockhill gardensDrought tolerance  Frost sensitive  Nitrogen fixer  Perennial  Tags    perennial  shrub  legume  flowers  Price  $3.9020 seedsFlowers  Pink / Red
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Tagasaste (tree lucerne)

Tagasaste (tree lucerne)

Latin name  Chamaecytisus palmensisDetails  Fast growing, drought resistant nitrogen fixer (legume). This small tree has white flowers which are loved by bees, bumblebees and native pigeon.
Grown as a nurse or support tree during the establishment of more long term tree plantings. Useful as a quick canopy / umbrella over citrus, avocados etc. or used as physical scaffold for climbers such as grape, kiwifruit etc.
Good firewood from mature trees.

Pour hot water over the seeds and soak for 24 hours before planting into course sand.
Nitrogen fixer  Perennial  Tags    perennial  tree  legume  birds  bees  Price  $3.9050 seedsFlowers  WhitePropigation method  Sow pot / tray
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Russell Lupin

Russell Lupin

Latin name  Lupinus polyphyllusDetails  This leafy plant can grow to a meter and a half with its tall colourful spires of flowers. Being a legume, lupins fix nitrogen in the surrounding soil for use by other plants making them a useful as well as attractive addition to the garden or orchard. They are also a nectar source for bumblebees and other insects.Nitrogen fixer  Perennial  Tags    nitrogen  legume  seed  Price  $3.9030 seedsColour  mixedForest layer  herbaceousPropigation method  Sow direct
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Hardenbergia vine seeds

Hardenbergia vine seeds

Common name  Coral vineLatin name  HardenbergiaDetails  Vigorous evergreen climber native to Australia. Requires a warm, sheltered location. Can grow in dry conditions. Purple or pink and white flowers loved by bees in early spring.Drought tolerance  Evergreen  Frost sensitive  Nitrogen fixer  Perennial  Tags    perennial  vine  bees  legume  Price  $3.9030 seedsFlowers  Pink / purpleForest layer  vertical
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Psoralea Pinnata

Psoralea Pinnata

Common name  fountain bush, penwortel, blue broom, Albany broom, African scurf pea, taylorina, blue psoralea, Dally pineLatin name  Psoralea PinnataDetails  Native to South Africa. Looking a little like rosemary.
Flowers October to December extremely attractive to bees.
Flowering is followed by the production of small pods, each of these contain a single dark brown seed.
Establishes in Gumlands, dry shrubland, coastline, estuaries, bush tracks, forest margins, and fernland, especially in warmer areas.
Will even persist under pines and wattles. It would seem that it can successfully compete with established trees in difficult wet areas.
Family  FabaceaeFlowers  blue, white, pale purpleForest layer  low-treeHeight (m)  1.5 - 4Drought tolerance  Evergreen  Nitrogen fixer  Perennial  Shade / Sun  Full sun to part shadeSoil type  Prefers dampWind tolerance  GoodTags    legume  nitrogen  succession  Propigation method  Sow pot / traySource  Kaikoura