Zones: 4 to 7
Mature Height: 16 feet
Mature Spread: 16 feet
The Alpine Goldenchain Tree, or Scotch Laburnum, is almost identical to the Goldenchain tree, but somewhat daintier and slightly hardier. An ornamental, deciduous tree with a spreading habit. Leaves are dark green and glossy. In late spring, yellow drooping flowers appear that give off a lovely scent. Spectacular!
When choosing a location, keep in mind that the Scotch Laburnum has a slow growth rate. It grows up to 16 feet in height and 16 feet in spread. It can be planted in zones 4 to 7. Prefers full sun but will tolerate a variety of soil conditions.
How To Start These Seeds:
Scarification: Pour boiling water over seed, repeat process on seed that did not imbibe; Seed coat may require filing or sanding to allow water infiltration
Stratification: None required
Germination: Sow seed 1/4 inch deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed
Other: Natural fall sowing for spring germination.
Seed Count Per Packet:
This packet contains 25 hand-sorted, high-quality seeds.
If refrigerated upon receipt, these seeds can be stored for up to a year before you decide to use them.