Black Locust (Robina pseudoacacia)


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2 Gallon

This fast-growing tree has extremely fragrant flowers borne in dense clusters. They grow in poor soils, need little moisture, and fix their own nitrogen from the air. They spread through root suckers but suckers can be controlled by mowing. Honey is of good quality.  Known as acacia honey in Europe, it demands a premium price.  Before ordering, be aware that there may be restrictions in your State or locality.  Although black locust a widely-planted native tree it has it’s detractors.

Flower Color: White
Zones: 4-8
Growth Habit: Tree
Height: 30-50′
Spread: 25-35′
Light Needs: Sun
Flowering Season: Late May
Landscape Value: 2 of 5
Naturalizing Value: 4 of 5
Pollen Value: 3 of 5
Nectar Value: 5 of 5
Water Requirements: low
Native: Yes
Invasive: Depends on your State and local authorities.

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