Broom
Cytisus x racemosus
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 6 days during summer
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 5.6 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity very poisonous

Origin

Climate mediterranean

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Names

Family Papilionaceae
Other scientific names Genista canariensis

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green