Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Colutea istria.
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This species is not very hardy in Britain, tolerating temperatures down to about -5°c, but it should succeed outdoors in the milder areas of the country. Even there it is probably best grown on a south or south-west facing wall. According to the International Legume Database, this species may actually be Colutea abyssinica Kunth & Bouch., a species found in N. Africa where it grows in montane grassland and shrubland. Flowers are produced on the current year's growth. Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus.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.
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