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Scientific Name: Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'
Pronunciation: roe-BIN-ee-uh soo-doe-uh-KAY-shuh
Common Name: Frisia black locust
Family Name: Fabaceae
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Key ID Features: Red spines on new growth; golden-yellow foliage and drooping.
Course(s): HORT 2355

Habit: Twiggy, Upright
Form: Columnar, Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:10 - 15m
Spread:7 - 10m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin: Europe, Garden origin
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Shade tree, Specimen plant, Summer interest, Tall background
Additional Info: Google Images
Frisia black locust
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Compound
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation: Soft flexible
Surfaces: Glabrous
Compound Leaf: Odd-pinnate
Colour in Summer: Green, Green-yellow
Colour in Fall: Yellow
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Oblong
Apices: Rounded
Bases: Rounded
Margins: Entire

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Raceme
Flower Morphology:
Corolla Shape:Bilabiate
Colour (petals): Showy, White
Flower Scent: Fragrant
Flower Time at Peak: May, Jun

Fruit Type: Legume
Fruit Colour: Brown, Black
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Bark Morphology: Deeply fissured
Bark or Stem Colour: Dark Grey
Organ Modifications: Tap roots, N-fixing root nodules, Spiny stipules

Propagation: Cuttings
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant
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