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A genus of 125 accepted species of deciduous, often spiny shrubs and small trees in the Fabaceae (Fabaceae) family of legumes, peas and beans. They are native to Europe and Western Asia where they are found in open moorland and pasture habitats. They have simple, brush-like or trifoliate leaves and pea-like yellow flowers. Some members are commonly known as broom, and they are cultivated as mediterranean or gravel-garden specimens.
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How to propagate Broom
You can propagate the species by softwood or basal cuttings in the summer. Seed in the autumn, selected forms by softwood cuttings only in summer.
Other uses of Broom
Grown for their mass of small, pea-like flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.