Laburnum alpinum (Scotch Laburnum)
Scotch laburnum is a tiny tree or shrub that produces an abundance of flowers, is hardy, and requires little maintenance. It blooms in May and June, and the seeds mature in September and October. Insects pollinate the species, which is hermaphrodite (has both male and female parts).
It has the ability to fix nitrogen. Light (sandy), medium (loamy), and heavy (clay) soils are all suitable, however it favours well-drained soil and may thrive in heavy clay and nutritionally deficient soils. Acid, neutral, and basic (alkaline) soils are all suitable pH levels. It may thrive in either semi-shade (light forest) or full sun. It prefers moist or dry soil. The plant can withstand high winds, but not exposure to the sea.It can withstand pollutants in the environment.
Botanical Name : Laburnum alpinum
Common Name : Scotch Laburnum
Height : 25 ft
Spread : 10 ft
Germination Info : Seed requires scarification prior to sowing, Seeds that swell after soaking in water are ready to germinate.
Hardiness zone : 4-7
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 938