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Dyer's Greenwood
Genista tinctoria
Dyer's Greenwood in flower
Size:
Size: small
Small

Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade not required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Environmental Damage


Hardiness Zone: 4 - 7 
Mature Height: 2-3 Feet
Mature Width: 2-3 Feet
Features: Bright yellow, pea-type flowers in early summer and sporadically through late summer; green twigs in winter.
Culture: Full sun; performs best in dry, infertile soils; pH adaptable.
Cultivars:
  • 'Royal Gold' - 2 feet tall with golden yellow flowers.
Mature Form: Upright
Native To: Europe and western Asia
Soil Conditions:
Soil condition: DryDry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Tolerance: Alkaline SoilAlkaline Soil
Tolerance: Dry SitesDry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Barrier
Use for: Border.Border
Use for: Foundation.Foundation
Hedge
Massing
Naturalizing
Screen
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
 
Additional Notes: Difficult to transplant.

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