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To remove the Scotch Broom, use the shears to cut the main stem at soil level or just below — this is very important — do not leave an inch or two of stem remaining above ground or it will re-sprout! After cutting, gently kick a bit of soil onto the cut stem and the root system will then rot.When does Scotch broom Bloom?
It has a mounding growth habit and reaches up to 10 feet in height at maturity. Scotch broom blooms from April through June with golden yellow flowers and produces black- or brown-hued seed fruits in the fall.Is Scotch broom invasive?
Introduced to U.S. gardens in the 1850s as a landscape ornamental and an erosion control plant, Scotch broom quickly became became invasive to the extent that it now threatens the survival of native plant species and destroys wildlife habitat.When does Scotch broom flower?
Scotch broom blooms from April through June with golden yellow flowers and produces black- or brown-hued seed fruits in the fall. According to Oregon State University, the seeds can remain viable in the soil for up to 60 years.