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
Pollinator Favorites, Woody Trees, Shrubs & Vines
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
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI
Shade: Full Sun
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