A picture of a Broom

Broom

Cytisus racemosus

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

6m

Max

3m

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Broom Overview

This species is an evergreen shrub that will grow to about 3-6m, The leaves are trifoliolate with obovate, rounded dark green leaflets. The flowers are yellow.

Common problems with Broom

How to propagate Broom

Cuttings

You can propagate the species by basal cuttings in the summer.

Seed

Seeds in the summer.

Other uses of Broom

Grown for their abundant, pea-like flowers. These are very attractive to bees. Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.