Common Gorse

Ulex europaeus

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A bushy evergreen shrub with extremely spiny stems bearing small leaves and bright yellow coconut scented flowers.
It flowers between January and June; peaking in April and May, followed by slender black seed pods.

Growing Conditions:
Grow in poor sandy soil in full sun. Will become leggy in rich soils.

Value To Wildlife:
Provide great protection during harsh weather for many bird species and the flowers are a good source of nectar for both bees and butterflies.

Important Note:
You’ll receive a 2 year old well established whip that's between 20 to 60cm in height.

It is best to plant your trees within a week or two weeks of arrival. Remember, when your trees arrive we advise to keep them upright, well-watered and away from strong sunlight and high winds. For further information on planting cell grown trees please click here to read our blog.

By using a tree guard it provides improved survival rates by offering first-line defence against pests such as voles, mice, rabbits, hares, deer, plus other wildlife and livestock, at a young tree's most vulnerable growing stage.

It also provides protection to your newly planted cell grown trees for from seasonal weather conditions, herbicides and other chemical sprays.

They can also guard against machinery contact and abrasion, such as strimmers.

To shop our range of tree guards and planting accessories click here.

It is important to note that there are many tree guard designs to choose from and each have a specific purpose, if you’re unsure of which type of shelter you require, please get in contact and we’d be happy to chat over your project and provide advice.

Additional Information



  • Weight

    0.13 kg
  • Whip height

    20-60cm
  • British native

    Yes
  • Flowering

    Yes
  • Fruit

    Seed Pod
  • Growth rate

    Average
  • Maximum height

    1.5-2.5m
  • Time to maximum height

    10-20 years
  • Tree type

    Evergreen