ROBINIA pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

Commonly known as Golden acacia, Golden locust

Leaves golden yellow from spring to autumn.
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    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.
  • White
  • Height
    15m (49ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • 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.
  • 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

ROBINIA pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

 
Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022 - Despatch will take place anytime between early September through to late October as stock becomes available.
H/Std £70.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Can be difficult to get established. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Eastern USA
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • 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
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
    Skin irritant
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly columnar
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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15m (49ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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