Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'
- Position: full sun
- Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Flowering period: May and June
- Flower colour: white
- Other features: autumn colour
- Hardiness: fully hardy
Glorious, almost fluorescent-yellow foliage turning yellow-green in summer, then orange-yellow in autumn and clusters of fragrant, white flowers in late-spring and early summer. This vigorous, broadly columnar tree makes an excellent specimen for a sunny, suburban garden. Shelter from strong winds and avoid disturbing the roots, since the tree is prone to suckering.
- Garden care: On trees trained as a central-leader standard any competing leaders should be removed as soon as possible in mid- to late-summer. On established trees pruning is best kept to a minimum as large pruning cuts don't heal well. Remove suckers early on.
- Harmful if eaten
Early-summer- flowering shrubs can be pruned this month to keep them vigorous and flowering well. It is also the ideal time to prune several trees that are prone to bleeding if pruned at other times, and it’s not too late to complete the pruning jobs forRead full article