Pineapple Broom (Argyrocytisus battandieri)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Pineapple Broom
Give a thumbs up Moroccan Broom

Botanical names:
Argyrocytisus battandieri Accepted
Cytisus battandieri Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 10 to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 8 to 10 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Silvery-gray green
Fruit: Other: 2 to 3 inch pod like capsules covered with silvery-gray hairs.
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What is this plant? by grobbeflopp Dec 26, 2018 7:50 PM 1
Bush ID please by NCRAS Nov 21, 2017 4:00 AM 7

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