Robinias are popular deciduous shade trees. Some varieties are grafted and grown into a lollipop shape (called ‘Mop Top’ robinias), have bright yellow foliage during the warmer months or white or purple flowers. Growing from 2 – 12 m tall depending on the variety robinias make an attractive backyard or street tree or smaller varieties can be grown in a container.
Full sun to part shade in tropical areas
Well drained once established
Suitable for most climates