A picture of a Pineapple Broom

Pineapple Broom

Argyrocytisus battandieri

Also known as

Maroccan Broom

Argyrocytisus battandieri, Wisley Gardens, England 1 by 阿橋 HQ (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

4m

2.5m

Min

2.5m

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

More images of Pineapple Broom

Argyrocytisus battandieri 1c

Pineapple Broom Overview

Argyrocytisus battandieri is a deciduous shrub species from the Fabaceae family. It forms a rounded shape and grows to a medium size. Leaves are trifoliate and coloured silver-grey, they have a lovely silky texture upon emergence. Flowers are bright yellow, pineapple scented and pea-like, borne in erect clusters up to 12cm long.

Common problems with Pineapple Broom

How to propagate Pineapple Broom

Cuttings

Seed

Seeds in the summer.

Special features of Pineapple Broom

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Hedge plant

Other uses of Pineapple Broom

Banks, hedging, specimen. Summer interest. Suitable for coastal conditions.