Daviesia arborea – Golden Pea Tree

A large shrub to small tree with a weeping habit, with yellow pea flowers with clusters of brown-red centres in early spring. It has attractive furrowed corky bark. It can grow to 14 metres in its natural range, but tends to be smaller in cultivation. It is prized by cabinet makers for its hard and close grained timber. Likes a sunny position, well drained soil, tolerant of some frost.

It naturally grows in moist forests on the NSW north coast to Queensland.

Scientific Name:Daviesia arborea
Family:Fabaceae
Common Name:Pea Tree
Plant Type:Small tree, Large shrub
Height:4 ~ 14 metres
Width:2 ~ 6 metres
Flower Colour:Yellow, Red, Gold, Brown
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Weeping
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Screen, Windbreak
Attracts Wildlife:Butterflies

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.