General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 15-20 feet
Plant Spread: 10-12 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Uses: Flowering Tree
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Common names
  • Golden Chain Tree
  • Laburnum
  • Common Laburnum

Comments:
  • Posted by dave (Grapevine, Texas - Zone 8a) on Mar 12, 2012 4:00 PM concerning plant:
    This tree is one of the few nitrogen fixing trees available in temperate climates.
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