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dyer's greenweed 'Royal Gold'
Genista are deciduous, sometimes spiny, shrubs or small trees with small, simple or trifoliate leaves and solitary, racemose or clustered, pea-like yellow flowers which are sometimes fragrant
'Royal Gold' is a deciduous dwarf shrub of upright growth, with small, narrow dark green leaves and deep golden-yellow flowers in dense erect racemes often clustered into panicles, in spring and early summer
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 North-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilChalk, Clay, Sand, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in poor but well-drained soil in full sun
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Ground Cover Banks and Slopes Low Maintenance Drought Resistant
Gravel Garden Cottage & Informal Garden City & Courtyard Gardens
Pruning Pruning group 1. Will not tolerate hard pruning. New growth will not rejuvenate from old wood
Pests Prone to aphids
Generally disease free
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