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FRISIA BLACK LOCUST
Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'
Photo Locations: Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA
Branches don't droop but are susceptible to breakage.
Has fragrant Flower.
Additional Common Names
FRISIA BLACK LOCUST, FRISIA COMMON LOCUST
Has Deciduous foliage.
Height: 30 - 50 feet.
Width: 30 - 40 feet.
Growth Rate: 24 or More Inches per Year.
Leaves Pinnately Compound Odd, Yellow, Gold, Deciduous.
Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Spring. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).
Persistent, Red or Black Pod, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches), fruiting in Summer or Fall Wildlife use it.
Shading Capacity Rated as Low to Moderately Low in Leaf.
Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.
Tree Site Conditions & Constraints
Sunset Zones 1 - 24.
USDA Hardiness Zones 4 - 8.
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.
Well Drained Soil.
Loam or Sand Texture.
Acidic to Alkaline Soil pH.
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.
Attracts Birds and Mammals.
Wildlife use Fruit.
Special Uses & Values
Specimen or Shade Tree.
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia' Tree Record." 1995-2018. Apr 23, 2018.
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