A picture of a Kowhai

Kowhai

Sophora tomentosa

Also known as

Silverbush

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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A photo of Kowhai
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Kowhai Overview

This is a tall deciduous shrub that is silvery white in colour. The leaves are pinnate with 9 pairs of broadly ovate leaflets. The flowers are pale yellow and borne in racemes.

Common problems with Kowhai

How to propagate Kowhai

Cuttings

You can propagate from seeds or cuttings.

Seed

Other uses of Kowhai

Grown for their habit, foliage and clusters of flowers.