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Cytisus battandieri

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A beautiful plant brought to the UK from Morocco in the early 1920s, Cytisus battandieri has pineapple-coloured and scented flowers produced in conical clusters in midsummer. The leaves are delicate silver-grey and have a lovely silky texture.

An excellent, upright plant for a sunny wall or fence. Best in an often used area where the strongly scented flowers can be enjoyed in summer.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (40 - 60 cm tall)

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Cytisus battandieri | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Cytisus battandieri | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres
£19.95

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Cytisus battandieri will grow best in a hot spot and requires shelter from cold winter winds.
Flowering Period: July.
Flower Colour: Bright yellow
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Slightly spindly as a young plant, Cytisus battandieri will grow to be a large shrub or eventually a small, spreading tree.
Height: 4 m (13 ft)
Spread: 4 m (13 ft)

Notes: This plant is also known as Argyrocytisus battandieri.

Plant Finder: about Cytisus battandieri

Common names

Moroccan broom, Pineapple broom, Broom

Description

Cytisus battandieri (Moroccan broom). A climbing deciduous shrub from Morocco. Bears silvery grey leaves.

Cultivation

They are fully to half hardy and will prefer full sun with fertile but not over-rich, well drained soil. Resents being transplanted.

Interest and use

Banks, hedging, specimen. Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilClay, Sandy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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