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Laburnum (any species or variety) (Laburnum (any species or variety))

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
8m
Max height
8m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Laburnum (any species or variety)

Other names

Laburnum (any species or variety)

Genus

Laburnum Laburnum

Variety or Cultivar

Laburnum (any species or variety) _ If you don't know the species or variety name of your Laburnum, you can add this plant to your lists to get care advice.

Laburnum (any species or variety) are spreading, deciduous trees with dark green leaves divided into three elliptic to ovate leaflets and racemes of yellow flowers in late spring and early summer.


Laburnum (any species or variety) is: Deciduous

Habit

Spreading

Toxicity

All parts are extremely toxic if ingested.

Flower

Yellow in Spring; Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf mining moths , Leaf-mining sawflies , Snails Aphids , Leaf mining moths , Leaf-mining sawflies , Snails

Powdery mildew , Silver leaf Powdery mildew , Silver leaf

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Seed


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Where to grow

Laburnum (any species or variety) (Laburnum (any species or variety)) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Instant, Low Maintenance, Specimen tree

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Laburnum (any species or variety)

Other names

Laburnum (any species or variety)

Genus

Laburnum Laburnum

Variety or Cultivar

Laburnum (any species or variety) _ If you don't know the species or variety name of your Laburnum, you can add this plant to your lists to get care advice.

Laburnum (any species or variety) are spreading, deciduous trees with dark green leaves divided into three elliptic to ovate leaflets and racemes of yellow flowers in late spring and early summer.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Spreading

Toxicity

All parts are extremely toxic if ingested.


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Spring; Yellow in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Leaf mining moths , Leaf-mining sawflies , Snails

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew , Silver leaf

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 1.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Laburnum (any species or variety) (Laburnum (any species or variety)) will reach a height of 8m and a spread of 8m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Instant, Low Maintenance, Specimen tree

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4

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