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botanical name:
Genista hispanica
Genista hispanica © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Spanish gorse
family:  Papilionaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.80m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: yellow
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Deciduous, very spiny bush. Sparse leaves but densely covered by clusters of golden yellow flowers in late spring and early summer.

cultivation:
Light, poor to moderately fertile, well drained soil in full sun.
Prune if required, by removing dead or unwanted branches in late winter/early spring.

other notes:
From South West Europe.

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