Wood Atlas - Xylarium

Laburnum

lat. Laburnum anagyroides
Colden Chain

Laburnum



Laburnum (Laburnum anagyroides) ©Andrew Dunn, 13 May 2005

The laburnum (Laburnum anagyroides) has a distinctive look, known for its golden flowers from April to June. It mainly grows as a shrub or occasionally as a small tree with heights up to 20 feet. It is often planted as an ornamental plant across Europe and down to the Balkans.
The wood is hard, relatively heavy, but is easily worked. For your safety, you should wear a dust mask when working with it, but that should be a standard part of your kit whenever working with wood anyway.

 


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