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Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia' /Golden Locust

Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'  / Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'
A mature tree in September in New York
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A mature tree in September in New York

Yellow green foliage in late summer

Closer view if the greenish-yellow foliage

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Scientific Name: Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'
Common Name: Golden Locust
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 30-50 feet
Spread: 30 - 40 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall, Winter
Fruit color: Black
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Medium
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Comments: A fast growing species which can spread rather quickly by suckers. It has large inflorescenses of fragrant, white pea-shaped flowers in spring. It varies form the species in that it has golden leaves. However, this golden color does not last long in the warm to hot days in the deep south.