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Sophora microphylla
Height: 8m;  Spread: 5m
Small-leaved Kowhai (Tree)
Tangled zigzag juvenile stage taking up to 10yrs to flower. Eventually becoming a tall upright tree.
» Click here for our Sophora article published in the Titirangi Tatler...
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Sophora microphylla in Bath, South-England
Sophora microphylla as pictured in the Titirangi Tatler
Nitrogen fixing nodules on roots of Sophora microphylla.
Tui feeding on Kowhai nectar. Kowhai are a favourite food source for tui in Spring.