Common name: Common laburnum
Origin: Mediterranean regions, Central Europe
Height at maturity: 8 meters
Plant type: shrub
Flowering: May to July
Flower color: yellow
Soil type: dry draining
Use: in the garden, isolated
Diseases and Pests:-
Toxicity: poisonous plant
Storage of seeds: 2 years in a dry place away from light at 3/4°C (refrigerator)
This laburnum is a magnificent little deciduous tree which produces, between May and July, splendid hanging clusters of about thirty centimeters covered with golden yellow flowers. The flowers produce a delicate fragrance that attracts pollinating insects.
The tree owes its name of false ebony to the fact that its wood is very hard. Its bark is smooth and brown in color.
The laburnum is mainly planted as an ornamental plant in parks and public gardens.
The laburnum can measure up to 8 meters in height.
Attention, all parts of the plant are toxic to very toxic and in particular the ingestion of fruits and seeds, both for animals and for humans.