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
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Can be difficult to get established.
    Place of origin
  • 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

£90.00 each 
ROBINIA pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

ROBINIA pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

Golden acacia, Golden locust

leaves golden yellow from spring to autumn.

£90.00 each 

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