Purple Robe Locust
Genus: Robinia Spread: 32'
Species: pseudoacacia Shape: Ascending, outward arching branches, open
Cultivar: Purple Robe Foliage: Purple tinted new growth ages to bronze-green
Zone: 3 Flower: Dark purple
Type: ??? Fruit: Seedless pods
Final Height: 50' Fall Color: Yellowish

A tough, fast growing tree which is well adapted to hot, dry climates. It is best suited for areas of the West where it provides welcome shade during hot dry summers. Spines are much reduced compared to species.

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