Necklace Pod  Sophora tomentosa

Stunning yellow flower is just the kind that hummingbirds and other pollinators really go for.  Soft, velvety foliage with hues of silver.  Necklace pod is native to coastal areas of South Florida and the Caribbean, so has good salt tolerance, and does best in sunny, well-drained locations.  Height varies from 5 to 10 feet or taller.  Takes trimming well.  Don't hedge it!  Trim it naturally, and let it develop a canopy.

Below are two photos of necklace pod used in screening here at the nursery.  They are in a raised bed along a coral rock wall, and are about 6 feet tall.  Notice that they form trunks over time, which are beautiful to behold.  If you would prefer not to behold the beautiful trunks, then one option is to plant something like Fakahatchee Grass at the base.  This would give you a low-maintenance, yet effective, buffer from that busy road on the other side of your fence.  Over time, wildlife will stop in and hang out. 

Nice-looking necklace pods in 3-gallon pots are waiting to be planted.

 

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Last updated:  12/20/2011