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Laburnum anagyroides

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Golden Chain Tree
Quick Facts
Mature Size: Flourishes to a height of 20-30' as well as a compass consisting of approximately 20-30' at maturity.
Hardiness Zones: Golden Chain Tree can be trusted to flourish in tolerance zones 5-7/8.
Sun Preference: Full direct sun light along with part shade are ideal with regards to this particular tree. Bloom time is May to June
Tree/Shrub Type: This is an deciduous ornamental tree
Growth Rate: Tree thrives at a fast pace, with height growths of about 16" each year.
Soil Preference: It is not particular as to soil type or pH
Decorative Characteristics:

Golden Chain Tree (Laburnum anagyroides) is known for its bright yellow pea like flowers that are densely packed in pendulous racemes. blooming in late spring and summer.

It has long, gray/green, downy-undersided leaves along with a gray/green stem. The wood is quite strong. The bark is yellowish brown and will develop fine cracks on the surface as it matures.

Landscaping Attributes:


Golden Chain Tree (Laburnum anagyroides) surly has the ability to command your attention while in flower, even more so in mass planting situations.

In larger gardens makes a great covered trellis-style archway where their vibrant flowers hang down to make a stunning walkway.

It is a deciduous tree having a wide round form. The texture is moderately coarse.

Often recommended for landscape purposes in order to incorporate accent, shade, mass planting or general garden use.

Tree Properties:

Golden Chain Tree (Laburnum anagyroides) will develop to be about 20-30 feet in height at their mature age, with a spread of 20-30 feet.

It tends to have a lower wide round canopy with a normal clearance of 3 feet from the ground. As a whole it develops at a fast pace.

This tree enjoys full sun, light shade and bloom time is May to June. It thrives best in moderate to evenly moist conditions.

It is not specific as to soil media or pH. It is rather tolerant of city pollution. Grown from open pollinated seed, expect some natural variability.
Details:

A roburst low branched wide spreading tree having
wonderful bright yellow to golden chain spring color.

Fast thriving and looks impressive even while not
actually in bloom do to it's beautiful cut leafage.

The aromatic blossoms are staged with lengthy
racemes and followed with gray/silver capsules.
 
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