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Robinia pseudoacacia Purple Robe - Purple Robe Black Locust

Robinia pseudoacacia Purple Robe is a gorgeous tree in its youth. The Purple Robe Black Locust is a fast growing tree with vibrant green leaves and tresses of fragrant purple fading to pink flowers in the mid to late Spring. In areas that people might walk barefoot, the thorns of this tree become an issue. As is common with rapidly growing trees they are prone to dropping significant branches and losing their shape, not to mention damaging whatever may be under the trees. Robinia pseudoacacia Purple Robe can grow to 40 feet tall and 25 feet wide. The Purple Robe Black Locust tree can thrive in poor soils with limited irrigation. The Purple Robe Black Locust is Winter hardy to zone 4.

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Robinia Purple Robe, Purple Robe Black Locust