Native to: Southern United States
Number of Seeds: 20
Description: Black Locust is a deciduous tree in the legume family, growing up to 20m. It is native to southern United States and is widely spread around the world. Robinia is a great forest gardens plant as we could harvest several crops – early flowers for bees, ground durable posts, it coppices so posts can be harvested every few years, and is nitrogen fixing.
Planting Instructions: Early autumn or early spring. Scarify – Place seeds in a tin can/glass and pure boiling water, let soak for 24 hours. Scatter in trays and transplant into 1L bags/ open ground garden bed when 5cm tall. Plant into permanant position when 50cm high.