50 years to reach maturity
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False Acacia Overview
Robinia pseudoacacia is a quick-growing North American tree species from the Fabaceae family. Commonly known by the names False Acacia and Black Locust, amongst others. This plant can grow to 25m in height, with a spreading habit. It produces dark green leaves divided into oval leaflets, between 5-11 in pairs and bark develops deep ridges and spines. Flowers are produced densely in drooping clusters, they are pea-like, white in colour and have a sweet fragrance. Flowers measure around 1.5-2cm in length and are marked with yellow near the base. Leading onto long pods.
How to propagate False Acacia
Special features of False Acacia
Other uses of False Acacia
Erosion control, ornamental, foliage, fragrance, specimen. Attracts butterflies
Deciduous (leaf dropping) trees often have amazing fall colour.
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