Gorse: Sharply spiny shrub to 2-3 m tall with woody erect or spreading stems which are many-branched in younger plants but become bare at the base as the plant gets older. Leaves are reduced to spines, new leaves less so. Spines are deeply furrowed. Pea-like yellow flowers appear from May to November, followed by hairy seed pods which turn black when mature and explode to release seeds. Deal with this weed now – Give Graham a call!