How to grow Lespedeza thunbergii

Lespedeza thunbergii growing shrub‎ of the genus Lespedeza also known as Thunberg’s bushclover, Lespedeza thunbergii perennial deciduous used as ornamental nitrogen fixing hedge plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 4-10.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape.

Lespedeza thunbergii flower

Flower color can be: purple, white, pink or more than one color, in pea shape flower.

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Requirements for Lespedeza thunbergii growing and care:

Well-drained soil, moist

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring, summer, winter

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Dead part until the ground

Size of the plant:
1-2 m, 3-6 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Pea shape flower the color can be: purple, white, pink or more than one color

Scientific name:

Lespedeza thunbergii

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