General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 30 to 40 feet
Plant Spread: 20 to 30 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Xeriscapic
Uses: Flowering Tree
Will Naturalize
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

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Common names
  • Black Locust

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