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Sophora prostrata Little Baby

Sophora prostrata Little Baby (Sophora prostrata Little Baby)

Tiny teardrop leaves on crooked zigzagging stems tugged at my heart & begged to come home from Forest Farm (where I was applying for a job). Gets about 4-6 ft tall, and bushy, although I like the bonsai effect. AKA Kōwhai is the Maori word for yellow, which in turn gives the tree the name due to the colo(u)r of the flowers in Spring.

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I really like its shape as it is now, also. Thanks for the info on it. Look forward to seeing this in bloom.

24 Oct, 2009


Thanks, David. I'm struggling to figure out how to load photos in the right place in the right order with the right tags! Luckily my daughter's helping. Haven't yet found the macro on the camera to get really sharp detail, but tried my best in another pix. Isn't the form fabulous?!

24 Oct, 2009


Impossible to load a series of pics of a plant, or garden, development, until you have all pics first, I find. Then, you have to load them in "reverse" order, to get a sequence, which is pointless, really, as most folks start with the most recent pics. I file mine in my "Garden" section, in "albums", and label, so they do end up in some kind of order.

Tagging becomes easier once you start. As soon as you start typing in the tag box, anything similar you have entered b4 will appear in a drop-down box, and you can click on one -saves a whole lot of time! Think you should add "Sophora" to your tags for this one - just click on "add Tags, type in, and submit).

Yes, love the shape of this, as you say, very Bonzai! in appearance. Would love it to stay like this!! :-))

24 Oct, 2009

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