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ROBINIA hispida

Commonly known as Bristly locust, Rose acacia

False acacia with rose-pink flowers
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Available autumn 2020 -
Large £55.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 7.5 to 10 Litre

 

  • Deciduous - pinnate, dark-green leaves to 30cm (12in) long composed of 9-13 oval to broadly elliptic leaflets.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - rose pink
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - upright, suckering shrub with bristly shoots. Produces flowers 3cm ( 1¼in ) long in pendent racemes to 12cm (5in) long, followed by bristly brown seed pods 4-6cm (1½-2½in) long.
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Harmful if eaten - These will give you an upset tummy, so please don't eat any of these.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - can be difficult to get established
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - southeastern U.S.A.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - will tolerate poorer dry soils but important to shelter from cold winds - branches brittle
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Robinia - Growing Guide
2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  3m (10ft)
 

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