Globe Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera')

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
15 to 20 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
15 to 20 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Faster
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Drought tolerant (also tolerant to moist soil, well-drained)
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Insignificant
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
dense, umbrella-like, globular form; 15-20’ tall and wide; thornless; few to no flowers

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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