Astragalus crassicarpus

Ground Plum

Lavender pea flowers in May. Attractive grey-green pinnate leaves on prostrate stems. Rosy plum-coloured and plum-shaped 1" fruits in late summer. Fruit best eaten while still green (raw or cooked) but ornamental when fully ripe. Needs sun and drainage 12"-20" Soak seed 24 hours in hot water then keep cold 2 months

20 seeds per packet (approx).

Hardiness:Hardy
Longevity:Perennial
Growing Condition:Dry sun
Season:Autumn
Season:Summer
Season:Early summer
Good For:Wildlife Friendly
Good For:Seedheads & fruit
Good For:Rockery
Good For:Long Blooming
Good For:Edible
Flower Colour:Lavender
Foliage Colour:Grey-green
Germination:Sow in autumn, overwinter outdoors, germinates in spring. Or mix seed with damp vermiculite, keep warm 3 weeks, put in fridge 6 weeks, then sprinkle mix on compost and put in cool light place

Price:£2.00 per pkt. Qty: Add to Basket
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