Black locust (Robinier faux-acacia) 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.