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Golden Desmodium | Desmodium golden legume - Plant

Golden Desmodium | Desmodium golden legume - Plant

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Dimensions

Live plant along with the plastic pot.
Plants height is 12"-18" inches in Medium size pot.
Plants height is 18"-24" inches Bushy in Large size pot.

Note: Plant may slightly differ from shown image depending on Season and growth pattern

Desmodium Golden legume - Plant

The Desmodium Golden Legume is a beautiful plant with golden leaves and legume-shaped. It belongs to the Desmodium genus and is part of the Fabaceae family. This plant has medium-sized stems and glossy Golden Green leaves made up of smaller leaflets. What makes it special are the clusters of golden tubular flowers that bloom in late spring to early summer. These flowers attract bees and butterflies, adding a touch of elegance to any garden.

Standing at an average height of 4 to 6 feet Bushy Plant (48 to 72 centimeters), the Desmodium Golden Legume showcases a dense cluster of compound leaves that are composed of three oval-shaped leaflets. These glossy leaflets, each measuring around 2 to 4 inches (10 to 20 centimeters) in length, exhibit a vibrant golden hue that glimmers under the sunlight. The coloration intensifies during blooming, creating a dazzling display that captures the attention of passersby.

Furthermore, the Desmodium Golden Legume demonstrates remarkable adaptability to various environments. It thrives in well-drained soil and is relatively tolerant of both full sun and partial shade conditions. This hardy plant can be found in a range of habitats, including meadows, open woodlands, and gardens, contributing to the ecological balance wherever it grows.

With its golden foliage and unique tubular flowers, the Desmodium Golden Legume is a stunning addition to any garden. It adds a vibrant and eye-catching element to landscapes. This plant brings a touch of brilliance and charm to outdoor spaces.

  • Light: Place the Desmodium golden legume in a well-lit area with bright, indirect sunlight. It can tolerate some shade, but avoid direct sunlight, as it may scorch the leaves.
  • Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, but not waterlogged. Water thoroughly whenever the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.
  • Soil: Plant the Desmodium golden legume in well-draining soil that retains moisture but doesn't become soggy. A mixture of peat moss, perlite, and regular potting soil works well.
  • Fertilization: Feed the plant with a balanced liquid fertilizer once every two to four weeks during the growing season (spring to fall). Reduce or stop fertilizing during the dormant winter period.
  • Pruning: Regularly prune the plant to maintain its shape and encourage bushier growth. Remove any dead, yellowing, or leggy stems or foliage. Pinching back the tips can promote branching and a fuller appearance.
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