From a trunk height of approx. 1.5 m the main trunk often divides into a number of sturdy lateral branches.
The flowers are a deep golden yellow and have a slight scent.
They produce the richest flowers, hanging in bunches sometimes up to 50 cm in length.
Yellow pea like flowers hanging in long, pendulous racemes for about three weeks, normally at the end of May and beginning of June.
The flowers are followed by attractive, bean-like pods.
The remnants of the flower clusters remain attached for months after flowers, not an attractive sight.
Wind resistances : moderate to good, roots sometimes badly anchored
Height : 5-7 M
* Thrives in full sun or part shade, in organically rich , medium moisture, well-drained soils.
* Best flower production is obtained in full sun, but afternoon shade is welcome in hot summer areas.
* Doesn’t tolerate heat and humidity.
* Laburnum species are poisonous, especially the fruit, causing vomiting, drowsiness, weakness, sweating, pallor and headaches.