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Robinia pseudoacacia 'Purple Robe'

More About Robinia pseudoacacia 'Purple Robe'

  • Broad, upright, with an oval crown
  • Pinnate, compound leaves are bronze-green in the summer, yellow in the fall
  • Fragrant, wisteria-like, violet-purple flowers
  • Flowers are followed by smooth, flat, purple-brown seed pods
  • Dark, gray-brown bark is deeply furrowed
  • Bloom Time: May

Zone:

4

Height:

10-12 m

Spread:

7-8 m

Colour:

Purple
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Purple Robe Black Locust Growing and Maintenance Tips

Violet-purple, spring flowers make this an interesting tree for the landscape. A good selection for locations which are susceptible to drought. Avoid pruning in the spring as it tends to "bleed" when cut. 


Robinia pseudoacacia 'Purple Robe' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Seed
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Oval
Rounded

Foliage Color

Bronze
Green
Purple

Landscape uses

Specimen

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