Voss’s laburnum is the most popular hybrid of the common Laburnum (Laburnum gyroides) and was bred in Holland in the 1880's. Laburnum x watereri 'Vossii' Rare, low growing, all season tree with unusual decorative green bark. Weeping Golden Chain Tree (a.k.a. It is a hybrid between Laburnum anagyroides and Laburnum alpinum and it occurred naturally in the Tyrol (where both parents are endemic) and was first noted in 1856. Wish I could post a picture because it is a pretty tree in bloom and not bad otherwise. This variety will grow to a rounded shape of about 5 x 4 metres in 20 years and is sometimes used to create a laburnum walk (an arch of Laburnums held up on a trellis structure). It is a cross between two species of Laburnum, both native to Southern Europe: Laburnum anagyroides and Laburnum alpinum.

Like Rapunzel casting down her golden locks, this strongly weeping ornamental tree unfurls long strands of sunny yellow flowers that sweep the ground. Golden Rain Tree Koelreuteria paniculata. Scotch Laburnum has been present in the UK for about 300 years and is not from Scotland, but the Southern Alps. Does well in either partial shade or full sun, reaching 10-20' at maturity. In May its long cluster of pure golden yellow flowers often reach 18'' in length with as many as 8 clusters on a twig. A beautiful tree in bloom, but … Blue-green foliage has nice fall color. Can be trained over a pergola or arch giving a weeping appearance for a spectacular effect. The laburnum, more commonly known as the golden chain tree, is a deciduous tree blossoming with bright yellow panicle-shaped flowers.

Excellent shade tree, known for its neat habit and well-behaved root system. It is especially noted for its stunning display of pendulous racemes of mildly fragrant wisteria-like yellow flowers produced in abudance in late spring. Noteworthy Characteristics. LABURNUM ALPINIUM PENDULUM – Weeping Scotch Laburnum Characteristics This is a weeping form of the Scotch Laburnum. Leaf spot disease, which … Laburnum vossii (Laburnum x watereri) is a small deciduous tree with deep green leaves. Common name: Weeping Scotch laburnum Tree Height and spread in 20 years: 2.5 x 2 metres Seasons of interest: Spring, Summer Foliage: Weeping branches of green pinnate leaves in spring and summer Position: Prefers full sun Soil: Tolerant of most soil types but prefers a moist, well drained site Note: This tree is toxic to humans and animals when ingested. Laburnum × watereri, commonly called golden chain tree, is noted for its pendulous axillary racemes of yellow, wisteria-like flowers that bloom in spring.This hybrid is a cross between L. alpinum and L. anagyroides.It typically grows 25-30’ tall as a tree, and 15-20’ tall as a shrub.