Robinia pseudoacacia, Black locust 2-3'

Robinia pseudoacacia, Black locust   2-3'
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  • Item #: T502-3
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Price $75.00
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Botanic Name (s):   Robinia pseudoacacia                                                                           

Common Name(s):      Black Locust                                                            

Mature height :35'

Mature spread:25'

Flower Color/ Bloom Time :     White-Fragrant  / May-June                                             

Fruit:           Purple seedpods,  August-December                           

Fall Color:Yellow

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun     Part Sun  

Soil moisture:   Average    Moist  

Soil Type:  Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay                           

Organic soil- high level of decayed leaves, bark          

Native Habitat:     Open woods, woodlines                

Notes:     Deer, Drought, Clay Soil, Black Walnut, Air Pollution   Also tolerant of wind, high summer heat, drought.                                                          

High Wildlife Value:      Beneficial Insects     Songbirds      Small Mammals                                                         

FAC- Occur in wetlands and non-wetlands                                                                                               

Native to Coastal Regions

Native To Mountain Regions                                                

Native to Piedmont Regions        

Native Tree           

Grow in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Tolerates some light shade, but avoid shady locations. Tolerates a wide range of soils including sandy or nearly barren ones. Best performance is in moist, organically rich loams. Good drought tolerance. Fixes nitrogen. Avoid pruning in spring when it tends to bleed.