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Robinia Pseudoacaia 'Frisia' - False Acacia, Black Locust

Robinia Pseudoacaia 'Frisia' - False Acacia, Black Locust

Type Tree, Deciduous
Size Medium Tree
Form Elliptical
Colours Golden Foliage, Cream Flowers (Summer early)
Care Low/easy maintenance
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Slow growing

Robinia Frisia is much valued for its outstanding golden foliage and hanging Raceames of cream white blossom. Golden foliage comes late in the spring and produces light shade, making this a useful screening tree in city gardens where light is required under the canopy for ground. During autumn seed pods ripen and leaves turn a rich orange. beware of evil spines when pruning or climbing!. 15m tall by 1Om wide.

Cultivation tips: This medium sized hardy tree will cope with all soil types as it never has roots in waterlogged soil. For best golden foliage effect plant in full sun and avoid exposed windswept locations. Prune lateral branches and encourage a single leader while establishing for a tall stright tree.
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