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50 Black Locust (Robinia Pseudoacacia) Seeds

50 Black Locust (Robinia Pseudoacacia) Seeds

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Robinia Pseudoacacia Seeds | Gaggia Robinia Black Locust False Acacia

A fast-growing, deciduous, medium-sized tree, up to 18 m (60 ft.) in height, widely distributed in forests throughout the territory of the US, southwestern and southeastern Canada, at elevations between 300 and 1200 m (1000 and 4000 ft.).

It develops an extensive, nitrogen-fixing root system, a massive brown trunk with scaly bark, pinnate foliage, and drooping clusters of showy, perfumed, white flowers. A beautiful ornamental, ideal for temperate climates. For good germination, seeds must be scarified.

Name: Black Locust
Scientific Name: Robinia pseudoacacia
Hardiness zone: 3 through 8
Plant height: 30-50 feet
light requirements: Full sun
Soil and water preferences grow well in well-drained soil.

Growing Instructions:

1. Scarification: Soak in hot water for 24hrs. Seeds should swell, if not soak seeds in boiling water and let them stand in water for 24hrs
2. stratification: no required
3. germination: sow seeds 1/4" deep in the soil, tamp the soil & mulch the seedbed.

Note* if boiling water treatment does not allow seeds to imbibe, sulfuric acid treatment is required.

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