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Retama (Retama Broom)

Retama Brooms belong to a small plant genus from coastal areas of North Africa and the Canary Islands, where they ocurr in dry shrub formations. All are easily grown in containers in any rich, well drained susbtrate in a sunny spot throughout the year. In winter keep plants slightly drier at a minimum of some 5°C.
Prior to sowing scarify seed (e.g. carefully scratch the seed coat with fine sandpaper) and soak them in luke warm water for some 48h. Sow at a minimum of some 15°C in any sandy to rocky soil. Keep dry and cool in winter in a sunny spot.
All are USDA Climate Zone 10.
7 large seeds per package.
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Retama monosperma (syn. Genista monosperma)

Retama monosperma (syn. Genista monosperma)

200 (300)cm, Bridal Broom is a woody shrub with arching, green, finely ribbed branches and numerous white fragrant flowers. Native of northern Africa and southern Europe. Excellent in any well drained, rather rocky soil in full sun in a protected spot. USDA Climate Zone 7/8. VI-VII.
10 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 2881 € 3,99
Retama raetam

Retama raetam

2 (4)m, large decorative shrub with elegant pendulous, leafless (!) green branches from a gray barked stem and sweet-scented white to creamy white flowers. For a rocky, well drained soil. Very easy. VI-VIII.
10 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 1159 € 4,99
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Retama sphaerocarpa (Yellow Bridal Broom)

Retama sphaerocarpa (Yellow Bridal Broom)

200 (300)cm, Yellow Bridal Broom is a tall woody shrub from the western Mediterranean with upright hold to arching, fine branches with unconspicuous leaves and numerous yellow flowers. For any rich, well drained susbtrate in full sun throughout the year and a winter minimum of some 5°C with slightly reduced watering. VI-VII.
10 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package9325 € 2,99