The Mop top Robinia is quite popular deciduous tree. The dark green leaves provide an excellent dense shade, while in winter the warming winter sun is allowed through. A graft height of around 1.8 metres, and a growing habit of a “ball on a stick”. The tree holds a topiaries look throughout its life which can be pruned back to size in winter. When young the stems are usually red-tinted, but darken and become furrowed as it ages. Suggest tree sprays to deep water roots system, which should eliminate suckering.
Height: 6 metres
Width: 5 metres
* Dimensions at maturity.
Best suited for:
A very hardy tree that can tolerate tough conditions. Individually shaped tree that will provide shade in the harshest of conditions.