Black Locust

$11.95

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Black Locust

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$11.95

Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) is a deciduous tree known for its fragrant white flower clusters in spring. Its durable wood and fast growth make it both practical and ornamental. Adaptable to various conditions, it’s perfect for urban settings or reforestation. The Black Locust is a blend of utility and beauty, offering shade and sensory delight.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-8
Soil pH: 6.0-7.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate, drought-tolerant
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: High
Heat Tolerance: High
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 30-50′ tall, 20-35′ wide
Plant Spacing: 20-35′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Rootstock: From Seed

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Insects (bees)
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: May
Flower Color: White

Fruit Characteristics

Flower Size: 0.5-1″
Flower Flavor: Sweet, fragrant
Flower Color and Appearance White, pea-like, in drooping clusters
Harvest Time: Late spring
Years to Bear: 10-12

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Foliage Color: Blue-green
Fall Color: Yellow
Lifespan: 30-50 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Toxic to livestock
Invasive Potential: High
Native Range: Native to southeastern United States
Nitrogen Fixing: Yes

Black Locust

$11.95

In stock