Pineapple Broom

Cytisus battandieri

Pineapple Broom - Cytisus battandieri

Common Name: Pineapple Broom
Genus: Cytisus
Species: battandieri

Category: Shrubs and Sub-shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has fragrant flowers/foliage

Hardiness: Half-HardyHeight: 4.00 m (400 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 4.00 m (400 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Yellow
Foliage Colour: Green, Grey/SilverFlowering Period: July & August

Soil Type: Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained

This deciduous shrub has an upright habit. Each of the silvery-green leaves is made up of 3 leaflets. The common name relates to the scent of the yellow flowers that are produced in summer. Cytisus battandieri is an excellent choice of plant for growing against a warm sunny wall. It is important though to give some protection against strong winds.

Similar Plants:


Broom - Cytisus   e.g. 'Goldfinch'

Broom
Cytisus e.g. 'Goldfinch'