Plant Care Mediterranean broom

Mediterranean broom

Also known as

Flax broom and Needle-leaved broom

Taxonomy

Genista linifolia
Genista
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Mediterranean broom

Water

How often to water your Mediterranean broom

Water needs for Mediterranean broom
0.5 cups
every 9

Mediterranean broom needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Mediterranean broom in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mediterranean broom: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mediterranean broom love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Mediterranean broom does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mediterranean broom in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mediterranean broom

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Mediterranean broom: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Mediterranean broom after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Mediterranean broom

Mediterranean broom


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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