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Lespedeza stipulacea
Korean Lespedeza

Short-lived legume; introduced for erosion control and wildlife habitat; blooms 60 days after germination; seeds are persistent in soils; not for use with native meadow species; native legumes are a better food source for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: LESSTI01
Species Type: Naturalized
Product Categories:
Classification: Herbaceous Annual Legume
Characteristics: Multi-stemmed.
Habitat: Fields, waste places, roadsides.
Bloom Period: July to October
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 2.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 8 in
pH: 5.5 – 7.5

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Moderate
Salt: Low

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 238,100
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 10 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $3.00/Lb

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