Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Umbraculifera’ – Mop Top
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Dense, rounded standard. Generally grafted on a 1.8m or 1.4m standard.
FOLIAGE: Bi-pinnate mid green leaves become yellow in autumn.
FLOWERS: Rarely produced
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
DESCRIPTION: A classic ‘ball on a stick’ tree with a vigorous root system and lush bright green new growth.
LANDSCAPE USES: Small gardens, street tree. formal gardens, driveways, narrow areas, screening, pleaching
TOLERANCES: Tolerant to most well drained soil including poor, dry, and compacted situations. Tolerant of wind, pollution, frost, drought, and coastal conditions. Prefers full sun to part shade positions.
TREE CARE: Pruning is generally not required to maintain shape.