Moon trefoil (Medicago arborea)
Shrub medick, Tree medick
M. arborea ~ M. arborea is a tender, dense, bushy, evergreen shrub with palmate, dark green leaves that are silky when young, and dense racemes of yellow flowers from late spring to early autumn followed by flattened, spiralled, green seeds pods that turn brown with age.
Grow in poor to moderately fertile soil in a sheltered site in full sun.
Beds and borders, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Wallside and trellises
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
South, East, West
Tender in frost (H3)
Pruning Group 1 - Remove undesirable shoots in spring.
Seed, Softwood cuttings
Maintenance hours / year: