Well known deciduous shrub, at its finest when grown as a small tree. Foliage and berries are.
Suitable for practically any garden; it may even be grown in a tub on the balcony. After being transplanted the laburnum sometimes has difficulty in starting into growth. It is advisable to remove faded. Requires a sunny .
Porous, chalky soil if possible; it must on no account be too damp.
Propagation The common species from; choice varieties are usually grafted on low or tall stock.
Laburnum X watereri: Height to 8 m, to 4 m across; exceptionally long flower racemes, larger than in the common species, in late spring and early summer. The cultivar ‘Vossii’, usually on offer, produces even longer flower racemes.