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Cytisus can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs, ranging from prostrate to erect and almost tree-like, with small, simple or 3-parted leaves and pea-like flowers spring or summer
C. x kewensis is a small, prostrate deciduous shrub with arching branches. Leaves small, trifoliate; flowers cream in late spring
Habit Mat forming
Toxicity All parts, especially the seeds, may cause mild stomach upset if ingested
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moderately fertile well-drained soil in full sun. Will thrive in poor acid soil, and although lime-tolerant may become chlorotic on shallow chalk soils. Plant when small, they resent transplanting
Root semi-ripe cuttings in late summer or early autumn and hardwood cuttings in midwinter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Banks and Slopes Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Rock Garden
Pruning Minimal pruning required but pruning group 1 or pruning group 3 if necessary. Do not cut into old wood
Pests Gall mites may be a problem
Generally trouble free
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