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UMBRACULIFERA BLACK LOCUST
Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera'

Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera' Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera' Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera' Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera' Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera' Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera' Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera' Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera'

Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL

General Notes

Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage.

Family: Fabaceae

Additional Common Names

UMBRACULIFERA BLACK LOCUST, UMBRACULIFERA COMMON LOCUST

Tree Characteristics

Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 15 - 20 feet.

Width: 20 - 25 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.

Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Green, Gold, Deciduous.

Flowers Inconspicuous. .

Fruitless.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense to Very Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 2 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Well Drained Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.

Salinity Tolerance is Good Inland.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Borer and Leaf Miner, Canker, Leaf Spot and Powdery Mildew.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as High.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen or Shade Tree.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera' Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 23, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/robinia-pseudoacacia-umbraculifera >

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