Common name: Common Gorse.
Native: Europe and North Africa.
Provenance: UK or Spain
Size and spread (10 years): 2m x 1.5m
Treatment required: Leguminous seed may require scarification or soaking in water.
Seeds / kg: c. 197,000 62%viable
Ideal sowing period: Spring
Soil conditions: Any poor well drained soil. Best in acid soils.
Planting instructions: Grows anywhere, including coastal conditions, but flowers better in full sun.
Mature height: 2m x 1.5m