Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Astragalus boeticus.
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This species is not hardy in the colder areas of the country, it tolerates temperatures down to between -5 and -10°c. Cultivated in some parts of N. Europe for its seed which is used as a coffee substitute. Plants are intolerant of root disturbance and are best planted in their final positions whilst still small. This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby. When removing plant remains at the end of the growing season, it is best to only remove the aerial parts of the plant, leaving the roots in the ground to decay and release their nitrogen.Many members of this genus can be difficult to grow, this may partly be due to a lack of their specific bacterial associations in the soil.
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