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SKU Code: N 638-100g
Characteristics: Deciduous shrub to 2-4 metres
Seed per packet: Approx. 30
Seed per gram: Approx. 80
An extremely hardy ornamental multi-stemmed shrub that produces a profusion of bright fragrant yellow pea-like flowers over a long period during spring and early summer.
Stems are somewhat succulent grey-green rush-like shoots with small foliage hence its common name of Broom.
Prune back after flowering.
Especially well-suited to harsh conditions including coastal exposure. Prefers free-draining soil in a sunny position, drought-tolerant.
Spartium junceum is the sole species in the genus Spartium.
Occurs naturally in the Mediterranean of Southern Europe to Northern Africa.
Although seed can be sown most of the year in many parts of Australia seed is generally best sown in spring or autumn, avoid the coldest and hottest months of the year. The optimum germination temperature for germination is around 18-22°C
General note: Seeds of many natives are dormant and require specific conditions or pre-treatment for germination.
Do not be too hasty to discard seed that does not germinate, seeds will often lay dormant until the conditions are similar to their natural requirements for germination to occur. Containers put to one side will often surprise long after they were discarded.
We now stock a range of Propagation Accessories including the popular Aquamiser Propagation Kits, Pots, Native and Forestry Tubes, Trays, Labels and more.
We can only ship these items to Australian locations, international customers please request shipping quotation prior to purchasing.