A picture of a Western gorse

Western gorse

Ulex gallii

Also known as

Gorse, Dwarf gorse

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1.5m

Max

1.5m

1m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Western gorse Overview

This is a spreading shrub with spiny green shoots. In late spring and mid autumn, pea like bright yellow single flowers are borne. Dark brown seed pods will follow in the spring.

How to propagate Western gorse

Seed

Propagate from seeds in the autumn or spring.

Cuttings

From cuttings in summer.

Other uses of Western gorse

Banks Suitable for coastal conditions.