Also known as
Common Laburnum, Golden Rain, Golden Chain Tree, Laburnum, Peatree
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Golden Chain Overview
This is a small, spreading tree which grows to a height and spread of 8m. The grey-green leaves are downy on the undersides. The densely clustered flowers are borne on pendulous racemes in late spring and early summer; they are followed by hairy brown pods which contain black seeds.
Common problems with Golden Chain
How to propagate Golden Chain
Seed in autumn, hybrids by budding in summer.
Special features of Golden Chain
Other uses of Golden Chain
Hedging, banks, specimen Spring interest.