Scientific Name: Laburnum anagyroides
Location: Central and Southern Europe
Dried Weight: 53lbs/ft3
Janka Hardness: 2,015lbf
Crushing Strength: not available

Laburnum has a heartwood that ranges from orangish brown to a darker violet brown color which will darken with age. The sapwood is a pale yellow color. The grain is straight and it has a fine even texture. The wood gives off a good natural lustre. The end grain is ring-porous. Laburnum is rated as durable in regards to decay. It is easy to work with and has excellent turning properties. It is favoured as a carving wood.