How to Manage Pests
Pests in Gardens and Landscapes
Japanese pagoda tree—Sophora japonica
Family Fabaceae (Pea family)
The Japanese pagoda tree is a deciduous tree. Leaves are dark green and divided into several leaflets. In summer, clusters of sweet-pea shaped blossoms are produced followed by seedpods. Flowers are yellowish-white.
Optimum conditions for growth
The Japanese pagoda tree is often grown as a shade tree in lawns or on patios, however flowers and seedpods often leave stains on pavement. Trees do best in areas with full sun or partial shade and moderate amounts of water. Provide good drainage.
Seedpods of japanese pagoda tree
Leaves and seedpods