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Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'
Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

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Zone
Zones 2-24, 26, 28-45
Full Sun
Full
Minimal Water
Minimal
Toxicity
Bark, leaves, and seeds are poisonous if ingested.

Robinia x ambigua

Locust
Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Deciduous, Trees

ROBINIA

Fairly fast growing plants, well adapted to hot, dry regions. Leaves are divided like feathers into many roundish leaflets. Clusters of white or pink, sweet pea-shaped flowers bloom from midspring to early summer, followed by bean-like pods about 4 in. long.

Locust trees tolerate poor soil and can get by on little or no water, but they do have some drawbacks: their wood is brittle, roots are aggressive, and plants often spread by suckers.

Robinia x ambigua

A hybrid between Robinia pseudoacacia and R. viscosa, this seldom-grown, pink-flowering locust grows 40 ft. tall and nearly as wide. Its varieties are better known.

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