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

Growing Condition:Dry sun
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


10 seeds per pack (approx).

Nursery Plant

Plants can ONLY be purchased when visiting the nursery and are subject to availability, so please call or email to check BEFORE travelling.

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Seed Price: £2.50 per pack of 10* Qty: Add to Basket
Nursery Plant Must be purchased direct from the nursery.

*Seed numbers are approximate.

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