Laburnum x watereri Vossii

 

Laburnum x watereri Vossii, Golden Rain. A deciduous spreading tree with dark green leaves and very long racemes of golden yellow flowers from late spring to early summer. Makes an attractive feature specimen. Max Height 8m. Max Spread 8m. Flowers May to June. CAUTION toxic if eaten.

 

 

Plant in most soil types.

 

General Tree Planting and care

  • Water the Tree thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Tree is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Drive in one or two tree stakes a little off centre
  • Remove the pot gently, if the tree is well rooted cut off the pot
  • Position the tree against the stake if one stake is used or in the middle if two are being used
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Secure to the stake or stakes using one or two rubber adjustable straps
  • Water the tree and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring