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Sophora microphylla Sun King 'Hilsop'

Sophora microphylla Sun King 'Hilsop'  (Sophora microphylla Sun King 'Hilsop')

Sun King is a bushy evergreen shrub with pinnate leaves composed of up to 40 pairs of small oblong leaflets, and yellow pea-type flowers 5cm in length in short racemes in late winter and early spring.
Foliage Evergreen
Habit Bushy
Toxicity Highly toxic if ingested
Hardiness H4
Aspect: North,East or West-facing
Exposure: Sheltered or ExposedMoisture
Soil: well drained Sand, Loam or Chalk
pH Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Ultimate height 1.5-2.5 metres
Ultimate spread 1.5-2.5 metres
Time to ultimate height 10-20 years
Cultivation: Easy to grow in moderately fertile soil in full sun

Propagation: Propagate by grafting in late winter.
Pruning Group 1
Generally pest & disease free

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16 Jun, 2015


I agree, amazing it's not more commonly seen.

16 Jun, 2015


It's a very nice easy evergreen to have in the garden, I'm looking forward to it getting bigger & even better.

9 Aug, 2015

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