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Black Locust vs Anthony Waterer Spiraea

Robinia pseudoacacia

Spiraea japonica Anthony Waterer

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Black Locust
Anthony Waterer Spiraea

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.

Anthony Waterer Spiraea is a low maintenance shrub with a dwarf, rounded form. In spring and summer rosy pink blooms emerge against green foliage. Its tolerance of a variety of well-drained soils makes it an ideal foundation, landscaping, or border plant.

If deer and rabbit are an issue on your property, consider planting Anthony Waterer Spiraea for its deer/rabbit resistance. Due to its compact form, minimal pruning is required.

BLACK LOCUST QUICK FACTS

ANTHONY WATERER SPIRAEA QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 3a
Height: 12 m (40 ft)
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 8 m (25 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: full sun
Light: full sun
Fall colour: orange to red
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: medium
Life span: long
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: high
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: false acacia, yellow locust


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