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EVE'S NECKLACE
Sophora affinis

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Photo Locations: Dallas Arboretum - Dallas, TX and San Antonio Botanic Garden - San Antonio, TX

General Notes

Branches don't droop and resist breakage.

Native to Texas.

Family: Fabaceae

Additional Common Names

EVE'S NECKLACE, TEXAS SOPHORA

Tree Characteristics

Rounded or Vase Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 30 - 35 feet.

Width: 15 - 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Green, No Change, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. Pink or White. Flowers in Summer.

Persistent, Black Pod, Very Large (Over 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall.

Bark Brown, Scaly.

Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun to Full Shade.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Buffer Strip, Container or Street Tree.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Sophora affinis Tree Record." 1995-2020. Apr 6, 2020.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/sophora-affinis >

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