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Ulex europaeus

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height6ft (1.8m)Exposed/WindyYes
Hedge Height3-5ft (90-150cm)Damp ShadeNo
Av. Growth/Year*6-12ins (15-30cm)Dry ShadeNo
Wet SitesNo
NativeYesCoastal AreasYes
EvergreenYesChalky SoilNo

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

GORSE (Ulex europaeus)
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Bright yellow flowers in Spring

Native shrub with dense, dark green shoots and vicious spines giving the appearance of an evergreen. From March to May and often late summer a dazzling feast of colour is given by the fragrant pea-like vibrant yellow flowers. Thrives in poor, dry acid soils, but suitable for any well drained soil. Sunny position.
HEDGE Trim after flowering. For hedges 3-5ft (0.9m-1.5m). Plant 2ft (60cm) apart.
SHRUB 6ft x 6ft (1.8m x 1.8m).

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 Pg 2.792.592.402.07 In Stock

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Planting Distance2ft/60cm
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