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Robinia fertilis, PA Ecotype (Bristly Locust, PA Ecotype) fruit
Robinia fertilis, PA Ecotype (Bristly Locust, PA Ecotype) seed

Robinia fertilis, PA Ecotype
Bristly Locust, PA Ecotype

A decorative shrub for screening and covering unsightly areas.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ROBFER01
Species Type: Native
Product Categories:
Classification: Woody Deciduous Shrub
Characteristics: A rhizomatous shrub species; seed pods are covered with reddish-brown bristles.
Habitat: Dry open woods, slopes, roadsides; tolerates poor soils.
Bloom Period: May to June
Flower Color: Rose, pinkish-purple
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 9.8 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 20 in
pH: 3.5 – 7.5
Pollinator Value: High

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Midwest: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: High
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 28,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 10.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Coarse-High Rates or Fluffy-Low Rates



Price: $74.80/lb

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