63 Globe Locust

Rounded, rich green, late summer canopy of the Globe Locust.Facts About Globe Locust

Robin pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera'

Native to: Mid-Eastern United States
Crown: Dense, compact, rounded
Height: 20 feet
Width: 20 feet
Growth Rate: Moderate

Characteristics: This tree exhibits pea-like clusters of fragrant white spring flowers and yellow fall foliage. Grows well in poor, dry soil and has fair drought tolerance. It is a nitrogen fixer.

Negative Features: May break up during ice storms. Grafts can have structural problems as they age.

Uses: Good for underneath wires, cul-de-sacs, and tight situations where there is little room. This is a good choice when a shorter tree is necessary in order not to obscure a view. Best used in limited quantities.

Comments: Globe Locust needs to be at a minimum of 6'-8' when grafted for use along streets.

Engraved stone sign for Globe Locust, Robinia pseudoacacia 'Umbraculifera.'
Graphic of a golden, frowning sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 6 ft.
Graphic displaying whether tree height will work with existing utility lines.