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Commonly known as Moroccan broom, Pineapple broom
Grey silken leaves and clusters of bright yellow pineapple-scented flowers. Best on a wall
Deciduous - silvery-grey leaves to 10cm (4in) long.
Height - 5m (16ft)
Spread - 5m (16ft)
Tall Shrub - vigorous, upright tree-like shrub, spreading with age. Flowers, 1.5-2cm (½-¾in) long, in dense, upright, terminal racemes to 15cm (6in) long.
Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
Additional Features - Good to know - attractive to bees and other insects.
Pests & Diseases - gall mites, slugs if growing against a wall.
Place of origin - Morocco
Hardiness - Fully hardy
Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
Soil Conditions - Medium to light, fertile, well drained soil
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00