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Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Robinia
                        Specie: pseudoacacia

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 50 ft (15 m)

Cultivation: Well-drained soil

Features: Leaves have 19 bright green leaflets; white to cream flowers

Uses: Specimen tree Winter silhouette

Zones: 3-9

Description: This is the most widely grown robinia and the parent of many cultivars. Native to eastern and central parts of the USA, it is a thorny summer-flowering tree that can grow to well over 50?ft (15?m) tall. When young the stems are usually red-tinted, but as

Growth Habit: Upright with spreading branches

Comments: Many cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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