L. anagyroides is a spreading, deciduous tree with hairy, grey-green juvenile shoots, dark green leaves divided into three elliptic, dark green leaflets and dense racemes of bright yellow flowers in late spring and early summer. The most common Laburnum in the UK, by a huge margin, is the common Laburnum (laburnum anagyroides) and the hybrid Laburnum x watereri 'Vossii'. Another common generic name is the Golden Chain tree. There are other types but for most gardeners these are the ones that grow best in most parts of the UK.This is an easy and trouble-free tree to grow but there are a few points to be aware of. Use the list below to decide if this is the correct tree for you and your garden.