Pineapple Broom

Pineapple Broom

Common name: Pineapple broom

Family: Faboideae

Plant type: Shrub or Tree

'Pineapple broom' is a medium-sized deciduous shrub producing large upright cones of yellow flowers with a pineapple scent in summer.

  • Position: Full sun or partial sun
  • Soil: Gritty, poor to moderately fertile, well-drained soil
  • Flowering period: June to July
  • Flower colour: Yellow with a pineapple scent
  • Foliage: Silvery green leaves which are covered by silken hairs
  • Suggested planting locations: Borders
  • Height & spread in 10 years: 4 x 3 metres