Botanical Name: Robinia pseudoacacia 'Purple Robe'
Height: 30' - 50'.
Spacing: 20' - 35'.
Depth: Set at the same level as it is in the shipping container; firm well and water thoroughly.
Spread: 20' - 35'.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Color: Dark purple.
Foliage: Foliage consists of alternate, pinnately compound leaves. Leaves are purple tinted new growth ages to bronze-green and become yellowish in the Fall.
Blooms: Late Spring.
Fruit: Consists of a flat, 2" to 4" brown pod that matures in October and persists into Winter.
Form: Compact, rounded.
Flower Form: Very showy.
Soil Requirements: Clay; sand; loam; acidic; alkaline; well-drained soil.
Growth Rate: Fast growth.
Pruning: Requires light pruning to develop a strong structure. Prune in late Summer to avoid "bleeding".
Comments: This tree has very ornamental and fragrant blooms that bees love. The nectar from this tree makes a wonderful and rare type of honey.
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