Cytisus x praecox 'Hollandia'

Hollandia Warminster Broom

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Fast
Mature Height - 4-6' possibly to 10'
Mature Width - 4-6' up to 10'
Longevity - Very short lived.

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Sulfur yellow in May with an unpleasant odor.
Fruit - 1.5-2" long pod, not ornamental.
Leaf -
Fall Color - No impressive color.
Bark - Angled stems of grass green color.
Other Features - The Brooms literally light up a landscape. They are effective in mass and, like Forsythia can be blinding when used in this manner. Not popular is the U.S. but appear everywhere in Europe.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Supposedly does not transplant well, prefers sandy soil but good in infertile soils in full sun to partial shade.
Native Habitat - England 1867, Zones 5-8
Diseases and Insects - Leaf spot and blight can kill this plant.
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Broom.
- Other plants of the family Fabaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Cytisus.
- Other plants of the species Cytisus x praecox.