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Bladderpod, 'Peritoma Arborea'

Bladderpod, 'Peritoma Arborea'

This plant IS available for shipping ONLY in 1 gallon pot sizes.

Regular price $12.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $12.00 USD
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3 inch Pot - 8 to 12" tall plant in 6" diameter x 7" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

1 gallon Pot - 8 to 16" tall plant in 5" x 5" x 6" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

Small Tree Pot - 8 to 16" tall plant in 5" x 5" x 6" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

Large Tree Pot - 8 to 16" tall plant in 5" x 5" x 12" tall pot. SHIPPABLE

3 gallon Pot - 18 to 36" tall plant in 10" diameter x 8" tall pot. IN STORE ONLY

5 gallon Pot - 30" to 60" tall plant in 11" diameter x 10" tall pot. IN STORE ONLY

15 gallon Pot - 60" to 75" tall plant in 17" diameter x 15" tall pot. IN STORE ONLY

Bladderpod (Peritoma arborea) is an evergreen shrub native to California and Baja California. Growing up to 6ft tall, its leaves are composed of three oval leaflets, and it produces bright yellow flower clusters. Each flower has four petals, six curly stamens, and a protruding style that holds the developing fruit. Its dense branching and drought tolerance make it an excellent accent or low-water addition to lush landscapes.


If harlequin beetles become a problem, they can be removed by hand or sprayed off with a garden hose. It is usually not possible to eliminate them entirely.


Botanic Name: Peritoma Arborea
Tongva Name: Takape Ahots
Common Names: Burrofat and California Cleome,

Hardiness Zone: 8-11
Growth Structure: Mounding Shrub, Fast grower, 1-6 ft tall and 6 ft wide

Fertility Preference: ★ ★ ★ ★
Water Preference: ★ ★ ★
Sun & Light Preference:

Dormancy: Evergreen
Flowers? Yes, Yellow
Edible? Yes
Native to: Southern California and Baja California
Recommended Size for Container Growing: 5 Gallon

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