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Robinia pseudoacacia Casque Rouge

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Robinia pseudoacacia Casque Rouge Pink Cascade False Acacia, Black Locust,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Rounded

Fast growing,broad canopied deciduous tree with large bronze tipped green leaves. Very popular as a street tree in industrial and residential areas because of it's pollution tolerance. Dark Pink, fragrant pea-shaped flowers are followed by ornate flattened seed pods. Great year round interest. Branches are quite brittle and may snap in high winds. Grows approx. 8m tall x 5m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 4-10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens, Rockery, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Fabaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Brown, Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: High
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate