Scotch laburnum

Laburnum alpinum 'Pendulum'

Scotch laburnum - Laburnum alpinum  'Pendulum'

Common Name: Scotch laburnum
Genus: Laburnum
Species: alpinum
Cultivar: 'Pendulum'

Category: Trees
Growth Rate: Fast growing

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 2.00 m (200 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 2.00 m (200 cm)

Flower Colour: Gold, Yellow
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: May & June

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained


A small spreading tree with weeping branches that is perfect for smaller gardens. In late spring and early summer slender racemes of brilliant golden-yellow flowers seem to drip from the branches creating a luminous display. An excellent specimen plant that is best appreciated when not overcrowded.

  • Garden care: When planting incoporate lots of well-rotted manure or garden compost into the planting hole and stake firmly. Requires minimal pruning. Remove any broken, diseased or crossing branches in late autumn or winter.


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