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ULEX europaeus

Commonly known as Common gorse, Furze, Whin



individually £7.00 each, 10+ £5.50 each

  • Good to know - the native gorse. Wildlife plant. Bees, caterpillars, cover for birds.
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of Origin - western and central Europe
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6ft)
  • Evergreen - rigid leaves reduced to deeply grooved spines to 2.5cm (1in) long.
  • Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - upright to rounded densely bushy shrub with spine-tipped green shoots. Produces solitary, pea-like flowers 2cm (¾in) long followed by dark-brown seed pods to 2cm (¾in) long.
  • Full Sun
  • Scented flowers - coconut scented
  • Free draining sandy soil - will become very leggy on rich soil.
  • Neutral to acid soil
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2.5m (8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6ft)
 

Buy Varieties of ULEX europaeus

ULEX europaeus 'Flore Pleno'  AWARD

ULEX europaeus 'Flore Pleno'  >


Commonly known as: Double gorse.
Double flowering gorse
Multibuy
individually £10.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

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