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Black Locust vs Burning Bush

Robinia pseudoacacia

Euonymus alatus

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Black Locust
Burning Bush

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.

Burning Bush is a unique shrub whose leaves turn firey red in the fall. You can plant it in rows to make a hedge or on its own. Burning Bush requires little maintenance and thrives in just about any kind of soil, which makes it a good choice for inexperienced growers. Plant it in full sun to get its best fall color.

Note: Burning Bush is considered an invasive species in eastern North America. Please plant the right tree in the right place.

BLACK LOCUST QUICK FACTS

BURNING BUSH QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 4a
Height: 12 m (40 ft)
Height: 5 m (15 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 3 m (10 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal
Light: full sun
Light: any
Fall colour: fiery red
Berries: reddish purple
Flowers: Creamy white flowers in a pyramidal shape bloom in may-june
Flowers: yellow-green
Bark: dark reddish brown to balck with furrows
Growth rate: fast
Growth rate: slow
Life span: long
Life span: long
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: high
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: false acacia, yellow locust
Other Names: winged burning bush, winged euonymus, winged spindle


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no