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Black Locust vs Dahurian Birch

Robinia pseudoacacia

Betula davurica

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(new stock expected: fall of 2019)

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(new stock expected: fall of 2019)

Black Locust
Dahurian Birch

Black Locust is an attractive tree. Its distinctive leaves are made of about a dozen bright green leaflets. It also notable for its fragrant white flowers, which smell of citrus.

Black Locust can grow in many situations, but prefers dry areas with lots of sun. It is robust and is an excellent choice for establishing shade in dry, open areas.

Important note: Much of the Black Locust is toxic to humans and livestock, including seeds, bark, and leaves.

Dahurian Birch is a rare and interesting ornamental with curling bark. This tree is the first to sprout on bare land and is tolerant of dry, gravelly, and infertile soils. Dahurian Birch can grow in industrial areas or exposed land as long as it has full sunlight.

This tree is ideal for landscaping, ornamental, and ecosystem services.

This tree is not well known, but is a favorite of nursery owners across the country.

BLACK LOCUST QUICK FACTS

DAHURIAN BIRCH QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 4a
Height: 12 m (40 ft)
Height: 14 m (45 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 7 m (22 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Flowers: Creamy white flowers in a pyramidal shape bloom in may-june
Bark: dark reddish brown to balck with furrows
Bark: showy grey brown bark that exfoliates as it ages
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: long
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: high
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: false acacia, yellow locust
Other Names: asian black birch


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Ships to USA: yes
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