why is it also called the “bladder tree”?

PLANT SHEET – This shrub resists heat waves. It is suitable for private hedges.

Ringberry tree, also called pod tree or bladder tree, is very resistant to cold, heat or wind. Should you plant it in your garden? Discover this plant.

What is the origin of ringworm?

The baguette or pod tree is native to the scrubby regions of southern Europe, but it also occurs naturally in central and eastern France.

Main types: Genre Colutea includes many species, incl C. arborescens AND C. orientalis, originally from the Middle East. Crossing the two created a hybrid Colutea x mediamore blooming and renewing in summer.

Use: it can be planted in a flowering hedge among other species, or isolated and untrimmed in a large garden.

What are the properties of the ring?

Ringberry is a fast-growing, highly branched shrub that measures up to 3.5 m in height. Its deciduous, airy leaves provide light shade.

Combined with submerged roots, this makes it possible to decorate with perennials or flowering annuals up to the underside of the branches. The beautiful deep yellow flowers resemble those of beans or peas.

Very nectar-producing, they are especially appreciated by bees and bumblebees. After fertilization, they produce large puffy pods with thin, translucent walls, bell pods, which earned them the nicknamebladder tree.

Bloom time: anemone blooms from June to early September.

Rusticity: The mollusk is able to withstand polar temperatures down to -20°C. It also tolerates heat and sea spray very well.

How to grow anemones?

Level of difficulty : Very easy.

Ground floor: ringworm especially appreciates clay-limestone soils, as long as they are not too wet in winter.

Exposure : this plant needs maximum light. In the northern half of the hexagon, it is better to plant it in a place that benefits from full sun.

Sowing/planting: If the pods are left until the end of winter, spontaneous sowing allows young plants to be obtained. You can also propagate by cuttings at the end of summer. Planting is preferably done from November to March.

Crop Management: A ringberry tree does not require watering or fertilizer. Heavy pruning in February-March helps to maintain a compact shape and get denser flowering.

Common diseases and parasites: The leader has no enemies. Except for the risk of fungal infection in case of injury.

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