Additional information for Chinese wisteria

Chinese wisteria

Details  Vigorous climber, twining anti-clockwise, deciduous. Will climb into a tree and can be trained on a pagola or fence. Fragrant mauve flowers in long racemes before the leaves.
Common name  Chinese wisteria
Botanical name  Wisteria sinensis
Family  Fabaceae or Leguminosae
Height (m)  7.0
Perennial  
Nitrogen fixer  
Date  August 13, 2013
Shade / Sun  Full sun
Soil type  Moist
Flowers  Purple

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Nitrogen fixing plant species suited to temperate climate such as North Canterbury New Zealand

Nitrogen fixing plant species suited to temperate climate such as North Canterbury New Zealand

Nitrogen is an essential element for plant growth. Certain plants have a useful ability to capture nitrogen from the atmosphere. This is often achieved through symbiotic relationship with fungi in the root zone. Being able access unlimited nitrogen allows these plants to grow quickly while also making some available to surrounding plants. The practical reality is that including nitrogen fixing plants of various shapes and sizes amongst other productive plantings improves overall health, vigour and fertility,

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