Astragalus Seeds

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Family: Legume (Fabaceae)

Hardy to Zones 4 to 10 (mulch heavily in colder zones)

(Astragalus membranaceus = Astragalus propinquus, Huang-qi)  Herbaceous perennial native to China. Traditional usage (TCM): increase vital energy and protect against illness. The plant prefers full sun and dryish soils or regular garden soil.  Plants get quite large, flowering to 6 feet, with yellow-white flowers giving way to pea-like follicles.  Space plants 2 feet apart.