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Cytisus battandieri

Moroccan broom

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  • Cytisus battandieri | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
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Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height3.5m to 5m
  • Spread4m to 5.5m
  • Growth HabitClimbing
  • Flower ColourBright yellow-orange
  • Leaf ColourSilver shades

Description

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

Characteristics

Deciduous, Fragrant

Other common names

Pineapple broom, Broom

Origin

Morocco

Interest and use

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

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  • Cytisus battandieri | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

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

Cultivation

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

Propagation

You can propagate the species by basal cuttings in the summer or by seeds in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Gall mites may be a problem.

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