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ROBINIA pseudoacacia 'Frisia'
Commonly known as Golden acacia, Golden locust
Leaves golden yellow from spring to autumn.
Courier Only - Due to the size of this plant it will be despatched by Courier. The rest of your order will also be sent by courier at the same time.
Good to know - can be difficult to get established. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
Pests & Diseases - none.
Place of Origin - eastern USA
Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Height - 15m (50ft)
Spread - 8m (25ft)
Deciduous - pinnate leaves to 30cm (12in) long have up to 23 lance-shaped or elliptic, blunt leaflets. Foliage turns from yellow-green in summer to orange-yellow in autumn.
Tree - fast-growing, suckering tree with usually spiny shoots. Produces flowers 2cm (¾in) long in pendent racemes to 20cm (8in) long, followed by smooth, dark-brown seed pods 10cm (4in) long.
Fertile moist well-drained soil - will tolerate poorer dry soils but important to shelter from cold winds - branches brittle
Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
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Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Vermin & Pest Control
Essential small tree protection from vermin and strimming. This pack includes 5 x 90cm canes and 5 x 90cm spiral guards. Includes instructions.