Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Laburnum alpinum.
The leaves have a similar effect to tobacco and have thus been used in treating nicotinism.The plant is very poisonous and should not be used internally without expert supervision.
Another option is to pre-soak the stored seed for 12 hours in warm water and sow in an outdoor seed bed in early spring. These plants an be allowed to grow on in the seedbed for two years before planting them out in the winter.Cuttings of mature wood in late winter planted in the open ground.
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This species is closely related to L. anagyroides. There are some named varieties, selected for their ornamental value. The flowers have a delicious vanilla scent. Plants can be successfully transplanted even when quite large. This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby.This species is notably susceptible to honey fungus.
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Polycultures & Guilds
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