Sophora japonica ‘Gold Standard’ Japanese Pagoda Tree

Syn: Styphnolobium japonicum 

Description: Golden yellow stems contrast against the dark green main stem giving ornamental value in the winter. Foliage emerges with rich butter yellow tones before tuning to yellow-green. Creamy white pea like flowers appear on mature trees.

Sophora Growing Tips: Thrives best on well-drained soil and in full sun.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 3m


  • Deciduous
  • Flowering month: July
  • S Size: Small
  • Leaf colour: Yellow
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Scented flowers
  • Prefers full sun

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