SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Dallas Arboretum - Dallas, TX and San Antonio Botanic Garden - San Antonio, TX
Branches don't droop and resist breakage.
Native to Texas.
Additional Common Names
EVE'S NECKLACE, TEXAS SOPHORA
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.
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