- A fast growing deciduous tree grown in the USA since the 1600s
- Large, deep pink clusters of lightly scented pea-like blossoms in early summer. Deadhead them and you can expect a second flush of flowering in mid-summer.
- Pinnate leaves emerge bronze, turn lime green then change to golden yellow in autumn
- Attractive long, brown seed pods form in autumn
- Drought tolerant once established - ideal for a dry patch of ground
- Salt and pollution tolerance make it a great choice for coastal locations and cities.
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Excellent pest and disease resistance
Generally pest and disease free.MORE
Water regularly when newly planted
Water young trees regularly until roots are well established.MORE
Plant where the tree will receive around 6-8 hours of sunlight daily in spring/summer.MORE
Any well-drained soil
Robinia will tolerate a dry soil of any type, and does not like to be too wet.MORE
Feeding not required
No feeding needed.MORE
Prune lightly in the dormant season (November to March) to maintain the tree's shape.MORE