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Allgold Broom

Cytisus x praecox (C. multiflorus x C. purgans) 'Allgold'

SKU
03138
Lovely, long sprays of pea-like flowers make this an excellent choice for mass plantings. A beautiful specimen as well when singly planted, with a beautiful, rounded habit of dense, green branches with tiny green leaves. A great plant for sunny, dry hillside plantings. Deciduous.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationSIH-tiss-us PRAY-koks
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasOn the small side and very dense, this gold Broom can stand alone or in a mass to create a color display that 'pops' even from far away. Makes an excellent addition to any flowering shrub border. Fits into wild landscapes where it naturalizes and offers charming character to old-fashioned country gardens.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitRound
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Hedge, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsHeather (Calluna); California Lilac (Ceanothus); Shrub Rose (Rosa); Lilac (Syringa); Smoke Bush (Cotinus)

Thrives in average to poor, extremely well-drained soils. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency one established. Prune annually by one to two-thirds just after flowering to promote new growth in following spring; blooms on new wood.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-9

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