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UMBRACULIFERA BLACK LOCUST
Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera'
Photo Locations: Morton Arboretum - Lisle, IL
Branches droop and are susceptible to breakage.
Additional Common Names
UMBRACULIFERA BLACK LOCUST, UMBRACULIFERA COMMON LOCUST
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. .
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." 1995-2018. May 20, 2018.
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