Chamaecytisus palmensis - Tagasaste , Tree Lucerne
Shelter, stock fodder. Height 8-10m. A small, bushy, fast growing evergreen tree. An excellent source of stock fodder & bee forage. Good medium height shelter tree that will grow in most soil types, is drought & frost tolerant once established. Makes an ideal nurse crop for growing natives. Favourite food of New Zealand native Wood Pigeons.
Recommended pre germination seed treatment: Seed requires scarification before sowing. Hot water treatment works well for this species (For details refer to Propagation Information under the 'Customer Service' tab at top of the page )
Viable seed per gram: Approximately 30
Packets of 100 seeds $12
25 grams $36