Robinia pseudoacacia
FALSE ACACIA, BLACK LOCUST
Fabaceae-Faboideae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: first line salt wind, heavy frost
10m
Plant habit
 
8m

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Garden Styles: suits coastal, mediterranean, oriental & tropical designs

Uses: street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

 
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Robinia pseudoacacia
FALSE ACACIA, BLACK LOCUST
Fabaceae-Faboideae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: first line salt wind, heavy frost
10m
Plant habit
 
8m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white & yellow

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring

Leaves: coloured in autumn

Bark & Stems: spines


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits coastal, mediterranean, oriental & tropical designs

Uses: street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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