TAGASASTE - TREE LUCERNE
Botanical Name: Cytisus proliferus
A valuable leguminous tree used for animal foliage, shelter and soil improvement. The high protein content of its foliage is excellent for animal fodder and at the same time improving soil fertility. Used extensively in permaculture as a multipurpose tree. Prefers well drained soil, but generally quiet hardy.
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Plant Information or Specifications
Arid (Dry), Warm Temperate
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All Leaves (Evergreen)
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Customer Comments on Tagasaste - Tree lucerne
Tagasaste - Tree lucerne
I have dry sandy soil that repels water, hot dry summers and low rainfall. Light frosts in winter. My lucerne trees have flourished and have done a brilliant job as nurse trees, surrounding more sensitive plants until they get established. | Vanessa Bettles - Gulgong , NSW 04-Jun-2017
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