Sweet Broom
Genista x spachiana
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Does not need misting
Light preferences Prefers full sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 5.6 - 7.5
Acidity preference is not very pH sensitive
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate mediterranean

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Names

Other common names Easter Broom
Family Papilionaceae
Other scientific names Genista fragrans, Cytisus racemosus, Genista racemosa, Cytisus spachianus, Cytisus everstianus, Cytisus stenopetalus, Teline stenopetala, Genista stenopetala

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • yellow
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    4
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    5
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Leaf color
  • green