Purple Robe Black Locust

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Quick Overview

Purple Robe Locust is a tough, fast growing shade tree with highly fragrant and very attractive chains of deep pink flowers in spring. Truly a unique specimen shade tree which has been growing in popularity recently, the Purple Robe Locust is extremely adaptable to all soil conditions. Purple Robe Locust has bluish-green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The oval leaves turn yellow in fall. It has chains of fragrant rose pea-like flowers with yellow eyes hanging below the branches in late spring. This tree is definitely a head turner worth paying attention to!

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Quick Overview

Why it rocks:

Purple Robe Locust is a tough, fast growing shade tree with highly fragrant and very attractive chains of deep pink flowers in spring. Truly a unique specimen shade tree which has been growing in popularity recently, the Purple Robe Locust is extremely adaptable to all soil conditions. Purple Robe Locust has bluish-green foliage which emerges burgundy in spring. The oval leaves turn yellow in fall. It has chains of fragrant rose pea-like flowers with yellow eyes hanging below the branches in late spring. This tree is definitely a head turner worth paying attention to!

Where to put it:

Purple Robe Locust is a very flexible, unique, and beautiful shade tree. Because they provide light shade with quick growth, they are perfect for virtually anywhere. This tree should be planted at least 20ft from buildings, and is a great choice next to your patio, in the parkway, or in open areas of the yard. 

What it needs:

Purple Robe Locust are vigorous and adaptable, they can grow in almost any condition. 

Specs

Specs
Botanical Name Robinia pseudocacia 'Purple Robe'
Hardiness Zone 3
Tree Type Shade
Size Range Large Tree (more than 40 feet)
Mature Height 50'
Mature Spread 32'
Shape Upright Spreading/Arching
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Yellow/Gold
Flower Color Purple
Decorative Fruit Seedless Pods
Landscape Uses Shade, Parkway/Street, Ornamental/Flowering
Growth Rate Rapid
Plant Tolerance Very Tough and Adaptable