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Cytisus 'Hollandia' (Broom 'Hollandia')

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skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Max height
Ultimate spread
Max spread
Time to maturity
5-10 years
To maturity
Toxic - All parts (including the seeds) may cause mild stomach upset if eaten.

Botanical name: Cytisus 'Hollandia'

Other names: Broom 'Hollandia'

Genus: Cytisus

Variety or Cultivar: 'Hollandia' _ 'Hollandia' is a rounded, deciduous shrub with long, arching shoots. Clusters of cream and dark pink flowers in late spring and early summer are followed by palmate, mid-green leaves.

Cytisus 'Hollandia' is: Deciduous

Flower: Cream, Dark-pink in Spring; Dark-pink, Cream in Summer

Foliage: Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

Habit: Arching, Dense, Rounded

Toxicity: All parts (including the seeds) may cause mild stomach upset if eaten.

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

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Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning: Do not cut into old wood.. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to

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Cytisus 'Hollandia' (Broom 'Hollandia') will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation: Plant in fertile, free-draining soil in a sunny position. Will thrive in poor, acid soils. Suitable for a rockery.

Soil type: Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun

Aspect: South, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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