Sophora japonica

Scholar Tree, Japanese Pagoda

This is an attractive medium to tall tree with rounded canopy grown for its white flowers, borne in late summer after most other flowering trees have long finished flowering. A beautiful shade tree, it produces a dark brown timber.

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Common Name Scholar Tree, Japanese Pagoda
Foliage Deciduous 195
Form Broad-domed 26
Mature Size 12 x 10m
Family Fabaceae 14
Genus Sophora 2
Species Japonica 5
A tried and tested tree for urban environments, Sophora japonica is useful planted in parks, streetscapes and medium strips for example. As a specimen tree, it also makes a good shade.
Position & Soil
This tree prefers a sunny, open location on any number of soil types and is tolerant of heat and drought.
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Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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