Cytisus x praecox ‘Allgold’

Cytisus x praecox 'Allgold'

Planted at end of workshop Autumn 2007

Scotch Broom, Common Broom, False Heather

Family: Papilionaceae (pa-pil-ee-uh-NAY-see-ee)
Genus: Cytisus (SIT-ih-sus)
Species: x praecox
Cultivar: Allgold

Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer

Foliage:
Evergreen
Blue-Green

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant

Seed Collecting:
Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed
Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
Wear gloves to protect hands when handling seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

About the Author

David

Is pushing forward with his design of the Karhula gardens. Favorite quote atm 'Rome was not built in a day'