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Cytisus battandieri

Cytisus battandieri

 - Argyrocytisus battandieri

A semi-evergreen shrub. Silky, silvery-green leaves and large dense racemes of pea-like, pineapple scented, golden-yellow flowers that appear in May. Loved by butterflies and bees.

Price: 28.17 (Excluding VAT at 20%)

Unit Description:

18 Plants / Rack

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Bushy

Flowering Time:

May - August

Height x Spread:

400 x 400 cm

Available to Order:

February - August

Recommend Sales:

February - November

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Consumer Information

Alternative Names:

Argyrocytisus battandieri

Narrative Description:

A semi-evergreen shrub. Silky, silvery-green leaves and large dense racemes of pea-like, pineapple scented, golden-yellow flowers that appear in May. Loved by butterflies and bees.

Ideal Conditions:

Prefers full sun, or partial shade with free-draining soil or compost.

Possible Situation:

Suitable as a wall plant or beside trellis

Resilience:

Hardy

Habit:

Bushy

Height x Spread / Trail:

400 x 400 cm

Features:

Scented

Typical Season:

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Winter

Flower Colour:

yellow

Foliage Colour:

silver/grey

green

Flowering Time:

May - August

Planting Recommendations:

Prefers:

Full Sun

Part Sun

Temperature Tolerance:

A hardy plant which will survive normal winter conditions outside, especially if protected from the worst frosts.

Plant Care:

Cultural Information

Family:

PAPILIONACEAE

Genus:

Cytisus

Species:

battandieri

Alternative Names:

Argyrocytisus battandieri

Category:

Shrub

Recommended Pot Sizes:

3Ltr+

Pot Spacing:

Leave enough room so that foliage does not overlap within crop time.

Typical time required from pot to sale:

36 weeks over Winter

20 weeks in Spring / Summer

Requires Pinching / Cutting Back

Based on producing a finished pot size of 1L for plug products and 2L for liner products. (*)

Growing Media / Irrigation / Water Capacity:

Free draining - keep evenly moist

Feeding / Fertilser
(during crop time):

NPK balanced feeding

Feeding Frequency:

Requires normal/regular feeding (Standard EC)

Recommended pH:

4.5 to 5.0

Growth Regulation PGR:

Due to the current approval situation, please contact your PGR provider

Temperature During Production:

Cool crop 4 -12C

Temperature During Transport:

12-16C

Availability

Available to Order:

February - August

Recommended Sales Window:

February - November

Forecast Availability:

Wk/Yr:37/1705/1815/18
Qty:47664

Please note: this forecasted availability is a guide only. Quantities can be increased or produced earlier on request.

Point of Sale Material:

XL 15cm (1.44)

P&D Susceptibility

Common Pests:

Common Diseases:

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Additional Notes (*):

All information provided is based on producing a default finished pot size of 1L for our plug products, and 2L for 7cm and 9cm liner products. For alternative pot sizes please adjust cultural notes accordingly.

Finishing times - Based on average estimated climatic and environmental conditions, and are for guidance purposes only.

Temperature These conditions assume a protected ornamental growing environment. Recommended growing is generally above 5C.

Feeding Does not specify controlled release or liquid fertiliser application. This choice will depend on your conditions, requirements and preferences please contact your fertiliser consultant for suitable products to meet your requirements.

Growing media and pH Is shown for guidance purposes only - please contact your growing media consultant for suitable growing media to meet your requirements.



Disclaimer

This information is for guidance purposes only and is based upon our own growing environment and experience during trials. It is wise to use your own knowledge about your growing conditions and local environment in order to make informed cultural decisions.

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