Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera'
BALL ROBINIA, MOP TOP ROBINIA
Fabaceae-Faboideae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: first line salt wind, heavy frost
6m
Plant habit
 
4m

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Pruning: Retain only one main trunk & cut main branches by half after flowering for a few years for density. Remove crossing branches & suckers.

 
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Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera'
BALL ROBINIA, MOP TOP ROBINIA
Fabaceae-Faboideae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 5-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: first line salt wind, heavy frost
6m
Plant habit
 
4m

FEATURES

Flowers: white

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring

Leaves: coloured in autumn


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental, formal, contemporary & coastal designs

Uses: aerial hedge, street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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