Additional information for Virgilia divaricata

Virgilia divaricata

Virgilia divaricata

Common name  blossom tree, amaqua tree
Botanical name  Virgilia divaricata
Family  Fabaceae
Details  Small to medium-sized trees, with a bushy, rounded to broadly conical growth habit with branches growing close to the ground. They are very fast-growing when young, attaining up to 1.3 m in a year, and reaching their full height in only a few years.
Diameter  3.00
Height (m)  8
Flowers  Pink
Drought tolerance  
Evergreen  
Nitrogen fixer  
Perennial  
Shade / Sun  Full sun - part shade
Wind tolerance  Maritime

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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,