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Xanthoceras sorbifolium--Yellowhorn
The racemes range in length from six to ten inches and each flower is about one inch in diameter. Yellowhorn can grow in alkaline soils

 

Xanthoceras sorbifolium--Yellowhorn



Hardiness Zones: 4 to 7
Height: 22 ft Spread: 12 ft Form: upright
Type: deciduous tree
Annual Growth Rate: 12 inches or less
Flowers: white

Comments: This small tree produces racemes of white
flowers. The racemes range in length from six to ten
inches and each flower is about one inch in diameter.
Yellowhorn can grow in alkaline soils and prefers a site
with full sun.

 

 

Physical Characteristics

A decidious shrub growing to 6m by 2.5m at a slow rate. It is hardy to zone 6 and is frost tender. It is in flower from May to June. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs). We rate it 3 out of 5 for usefulness.

The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and requires well-drained soil. The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It cannot grow in the shade. It requires dry or moist soil.

Habitats and Possible Locations

Woodland, Sunny Edge, Dappled Shade.

Edible Uses

Flowers; Leaves; Seed.

Flowers - cooked[2, 105, 183]. They are usually boiled[179].

Leaves - cooked[2, 105, 183]. They are usually boiled[179].

Seed - cooked[2, 105, 177]. The seed is about the size of a pea, it is quite sweet[183], with a taste like a sweet chestnut[178]. The seed is husked and then ground into a powder and boiled[179].

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