ROBINIA

Commonly known as False acacia

Genus of about 6 species of deciduous trees and shrubs found in woodland and thickets in the USA and northern Mexico.

All parts of the plant are toxic except for the flowers which can be made into tea and are eaten in pancakes and fritters in Europe.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Trees or shrubs
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Can be difficult to get established.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    USA.
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Will tolerate poorer dry soils but important to shelter from cold winds - branches brittle
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
    Skin irritant
Robinia - Growing Guide

Buy Varieties of ROBINIA

ROBINIA hispida

ROBINIA hispida

Bristly locust, Rose acacia

false acacia with rose-pink flowers

 
Large
£65.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
ROBINIA pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

ROBINIA pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

Golden acacia, Golden locust

leaves golden yellow from spring to autumn.

 
H/Std
£65.00 each 
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Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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