Laburnum is a spreading tree with fine, dark green foliage, cut into oval leaves.
The Laburnum is most celebrated for its magnificent golden-yellow flowers.
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 is normally used as a specimen tree specimen tree in a large or small garden.
Height 16-18 ft and spread 15 ft after 15 years