Black Locust, Robinia pseudoacacia

Black Locust, Robinia pseudoacacia These trees coppice well, and are a nitrogen fixer.

Description

Black Locust, Robinia pseudoacacia

Excellant wildlife forage, both leaves, and seeds are eaten by many animals. The flowers are pollinated by Humming birds and bee’s. Black locust is a preferred bee forage plant, and makes excellent honey.

The wood can be used for fence posts, tool handles, and lots more. These trees coppice well, and are a nitrogen fixer. They produce dappled shade so a wider variety of things can be grown under them. These tree’s do have thorns about a half inch long.