Plant: Sow seeds in Spring
Propagation: by seed.
As crotolaria is a legume, i.e. it fixes nitrogen in the soil, use as a ‘chop n drop’ and place prunings around base of trees. It is also useful as a sacrificial plant near citrus, as caterpillars love crotolaria and will leave citrus alone. Grows to approx. 1m x 1m and has yellow pea flowers.