Tree seed - Black locust

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(Robinia pseudoacacia)

Black locust is a medium-sized deciduous hardwood tree that grows in Ontario and Quebec as well as the eastern US states. A member of the legume family (fabaceae) it has pea-like flowers in the summer and seed pods that resemble beans in the fall season. It is a straight-growing tree with a narrow crown that reaches between 15-30m in height. Exceptional specimens are over 50m tall and exceeding 1.5m in diameter.

Packet contains at least 50 seeds.

Germination: Soak in very hot water, let stand for 24 hours. Plant 1-2cm deep in a mulched soil bed.