1606 N 600 Rd, Baldwin City, 66006

black locust

Robinia pseudoacacia

‘Purple Robe’ is tolerant of poor soil and drought, deer resistant, and fast growing tree up to 30-40’ with a 20-30’ spread. Showy, pendulous clusters of fragrant purple flowers late May to June, with rebloom in fall. Delicate pinnate leaves do not cast strong shade, leaving good opportunity to underplant. NATIVE TO THE U.S.