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Black Locust vs Amur Maackia

Robinia pseudoacacia

Maackia amurensis

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Black Locust
Amur Maackia

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.

Amur Maackia is a robust and pretty tree often used for urban decoration and landscaping. This tree has coppery peeling bark that can sometimes resemble lace. Its upright clusters of small white flowers usually bloom in midsummer. Amur Maackia's Small size makes it a great choice for small yards or limited space.

BLACK LOCUST QUICK FACTS

AMUR MAACKIA QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 4a
Height: 12 m (40 ft)
Height: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: brown
Flowers: Creamy white flowers in a pyramidal shape bloom in may-june
Flowers: upright clusters of small white flowers
Bark: dark reddish brown to balck with furrows
Bark: shiny copper colour shedding in curls
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: slow
Life span: long
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: high
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: false acacia, yellow locust
Other Names: maackia


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Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes