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Black Locust vs Northern Gooseberry

Robinia pseudoacacia

Ribes oxyacanthoides

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Black Locust
Northern Gooseberry

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.

Northern Gooseberry is a small, ornamental quality native shrub with prickly stems. You can plant it anywhere you'd plant Prickly Rose or Common Wild Rose, such as your yard.

Most people find Northern Gooseberry berries a bit tart for significant fresh eating but they are good for baking, wine or jam.

BLACK LOCUST QUICK FACTS

NORTHERN GOOSEBERRY QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 3a
Zone: 1a
Height: 12 m (40 ft)
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: any
Berries: purple or purplish black
Flowers: Creamy white flowers in a pyramidal shape bloom in may-june
Bark: dark reddish brown to balck with furrows
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: fast
Life span: long
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: high
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: false acacia, yellow locust
Other Names: canada gooseberry, canadian gooseberry


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