-25% Black Locust (Robinia Pseudoacacia) 20 seeds (#32)

Though pretty and fast-growing, black locust is weak-wooded, short-lived and generally weedy. It is hardy, deciduous and forms a broad, upright canopy when mature. Some are more shrub-like. Natural populations are believed to have originated from the eastern United States, particularly along the Appalachians and Ozark Mountains, but have spread across much of the United States and up into Canada.
Green to blue-green compound leaves (leaves comprised of many small leaflets) cover its coarse, thorny branches through summer and turn shades of yellow and tan in fall. In spring, it produces pendulous clusters of fragrant, ivory, wisteria-like blossoms. Pink-flowered cultivars are also available. The fruits are dark brown, flattened pods filled with seeds that mature and split open by fall. Its deeply furrowed bark is variable in color and moderately attractive.
Black locust requires full to partial sun and withstands many well-drained soil types. It tolerates difficult sites, infertile soil and self-sows aggressively—factors which help explain its weedy success. The brittle branches of black locust break easily in storms and high wind and damaged trees tend to sucker.
Information source: www.learn2grow.com.

Genus - Robinia
Species - Pseudoacacia
Common name - Black Locust
Pre-Treatment - Not-required
Hardiness zones - 4 - 8
Height - 30'-50' / 9 - 15 (30) m
Spread - 20'-30' / 6 - 9 m
Plant type - Tree
Vegetation type - Deciduous
Exposure - Full Sun
Growth rate - Fast
Soil PH - Acidic, Neutral
Soil type - Clay, laom, Sand, well drained
Water requirements - Drought tolerant, average water
Landscape uses - Shade Trees
Bloom season - Late Spring, Early Summer
Leaf / Flower color - Green / White, Light Pink, Ivory

GERMINATION INSTRUCTIONS
1. Use a pair of baby nail clippers to pinch off a piece of each Robinia seed's outer seed coat. Don't cut too deep — just enough to allow water to penetrate to the embryo.
2. Heat water until it is hot to the touch and pour it into a shallow bowl. Place the Robinias seeds in the water and let them soak for 48 hours. They should swell during this period. If they don't, cut the seed coats again and repeat the hot water soak.
3. Fill a small nursery pot with sand and set the Robinia seeds on the surface. Cover it with a 3 mm (1/8") layer of moist sand.
4. Place the pot on a heat mat set at +30c (86F). At sundown, lower the temperature to +20C (68F). Raise it to +30C (86F) in the morning. Continue this until the Robinia seeds germinate in 10 days to five weeks. (source: ehow.com)

Black Locust (Robinia Pseudoacacia) 20 seeds (#32)

  • Views: 2472
  • Product Code: #32
  • Reward Points:
  • Availability: 10
This Offer Ends In:
  • 0.89€
  • 0.67€
  • Ex Tax: 0.67€
  • Reward Points: 0

Tags: Seeds, Trees, Deciduous, Bonsai, Fast-Grower, Medium, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Most-Cold-Hardy, Average-Hardy, Average-Hardy, Warm-Climate-Zones, Sow-February, Sow-Marth, Sow-April, Sow-May, Sow-June, Sow-July

African Daisy (Osteospermum ecklonis white) 20 seeds (#1771) -30%
Perfect for adding banks of color to gardens or naturalistic settings, Osteospermum has substantial ..
1.25€ 0.88€
Ex Tax: 0.88€
American Angelica Tree (Aralia Spinosa) 50 seeds (#151) -30%
The textural quality of this eastern native's stems and foliage is superb. During winter, a circ..
0.69€ 0.48€
Ex Tax: 0.48€
American Elderberry (Sambucus Canadensis) 50 seeds (#150) -30%
This eastern North American cousin of black elderberry is a medium to large, fast-growing, decid..
0.69€ 0.48€
Ex Tax: 0.48€
Amur Maple (Acer Ginnala) 30 seeds (#176) -22%
Sometimes listed as Acer tataricum, Amur maple is a small, low-branched, deciduous tree native t..
0.69€ 0.54€
Ex Tax: 0.54€
Autumn Olive (Elaeagnus Umbellata) 20 seeds (#157) -19%
Though native to China, Korea and Japan, autumn olive has become naturalized across all of easte..
0.69€ 0.56€
Ex Tax: 0.56€
Basil Lemon (Ocimum Basilicum Minette) 300 seeds (#1718) -35%
A dwarf, small leaved basil with lots of flavour.The traditional ingredient in pizzas, but just ..
1.35€ 0.88€
Ex Tax: 0.88€
Bears Breeches (Acanthus Mollis) 10 seeds (#1418) -29%
This interesting Old World perennial has a coarse upright habit that adds texture to sunny garde..
1.99€ 1.42€
Ex Tax: 1.42€
Beefsteak Plant (Perilla Frutescens) 60 seeds (#1472) -29%
Approximately 60 seeds in 0,2g packet.Grown for its attractive, aromatic, edible leaves, this an..
0.95€ 0.67€
Ex Tax: 0.67€
Black Cherry (Prunus Serotina) 30 seeds (#98) -25%
The largest of the cherries, this fast-growing, medium to large deciduous tree is valued not onl..
0.75€ 0.56€
Ex Tax: 0.56€
Black Locust (Robinia Pseudoacacia) 20 seeds (#32) -25%
Though pretty and fast-growing, black locust is weak-wooded, short-lived and generally weedy. It..
0.89€ 0.67€
Ex Tax: 0.67€
Giant Hyssop (Agastache Foeniculum Blue&White Mix) 200 seeds (#885) New
Lovely flower spikes with aromatic foliageAn attractive mix of blue and white flower spikes nest..
1.35€
Ex Tax: 1.35€
Blue Passion Flower (Passiflora Caerulea) 20 seeds (#1684) New
Passionflower is a fast-growing evergreen climber from South America. The flowers emerge in summ..
0.99€
Ex Tax: 0.99€
Campion (Lychnis Coronaria mix) 100 seeds (#1704) New
Campion is a short-lived perennial native to southeastern Europe. It is grown for its old-fashio..
1.09€
Ex Tax: 1.09€
Sweet William (Dianthus Barbatus Electron mix) 200 seeds (#1711) New
This flower grows up to 60 cm tall and features small flowers held in dense, flat-topped termina..
1.39€
Ex Tax: 1.39€
Zinnia Old Mexico (Zinnia Haageana) 150 seeds (#1648) New
Zinnia Old Mexico - beautiful variety with mahagony brown, orange or yellow flowers. These are p..
1.39€
Ex Tax: 1.39€
Mealycup sage (Salvia Farinacea Blue & White mix) 250 seeds (#1080) New
This perennial (Widely grown as an annual, in cooler climates) forms a shrubby upright clump 60 ..
1.25€
Ex Tax: 1.25€

Excellent annual cut flower, nice in groups.Large, fully double flowers with light center. Stron..
1.19€
Ex Tax: 1.19€
One of the signature plants of the vast Argentine plains for which it is named, pampas grass is ..
1.49€
Ex Tax: 1.49€
Masses of starry rose pink flowers with a contrasting yellow eye, appear to float over the dense..
1.75€
Ex Tax: 1.75€
Above a tidy mound of fine green foliage, scores of cup-shaped, light blue-violet flowers from e..
0.99€
Ex Tax: 0.99€
Scurvygrass (Cochlearia Officinalis) 100 seeds (#1340) SOLD OUT
Cochlearia officinalis, or Common Scurvygrass, is a flowering plant. The plant acquired its comm..
1.49€
Ex Tax: 1.49€