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  • Eventual height: 8m
  • Eventual spread: 8m

Laburnum × watereri 'Vossii'

voss's laburnum

5 year guarantee RHS award of garden merit
12 lt pot (1.2-1.8m) £99.99
£99.99
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This tree is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A spreading tree with fine, dark green foliage, cut into oval leaflets. But it is for the long racemes of brilliant, golden yellow flowers that this tree deserves a place in the garden. In late spring and early summer, it is smothered with pea-like chains of flowers, often up to 60cm (24in) long, followed by a light crop of poisonous seeds. It grows quickly and looks spectacular trained over a pergola or planted as a specimen tree in a small garden.

  • Garden care: When planting, incorporate lots of well-rotted manure or garden compost into the planting hole and stake firmly. Laburnums don't need much pruning, but you may want to remove any diseased or crossing branches. It is essential that any pruning work is carried out between late summer and mid-winter as the sap will 'bleed' heavily at other times.
  • CAUTION toxic if eaten
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