Commonly known as Broom

Closely related to the other brooms, Genista and Cytisus and has become invasive in Mediterranean climates where it has been introduced.

Genus of a single species of deciduous shrub occurring in dry places, open woodland and on roadsides mainly in the Mediterranean region including Portugal.

It has the ability to photosynthesise through its green shoots so does not require abundant foliage. Seeds are scattered when the pods explode.

  • Deciduous
  • Tall Shrub
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for the fragrant pea-loke flowers on rich dark-green stems.
    Pests & Diseases
    None - except perhaps rabbits with young plants!
    Place of origin
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
    Likes chalky soils and coastal conditions
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)

Buy Varieties of SPARTIUM

SPARTIUM junceum

SPARTIUM junceum

Spanish broom, Weaver's broom

bright yellow flowers

Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only Gift-wrapping available
£14.50 £7.25 each 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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