Scientific Name: Laburnum x watereri Form: Vase
Common Name:golden chain treeTexture:Medium - fine
Family Name:FabaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Invasive plant, Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):7 - 10m x 7 - 10m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Compound, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Trifoliate (ternate), Elliptic, Entire
Flowers: Yellow, May- Jun
Fruit: Legume, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown, Aug- Sep, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun
Soil:
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant, Shade tree, Espalier
Key ID Features:Leaves trifoliate, leaflets sessile; flowers yellow, wisteria-like, in pendulous racemes, spring.