Shade and Ornamental Trees: Robinia (Black Locust)

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Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

Golden Leaf Black Locust is a fast growing tree with upright arching branches. Foliage is bright yellow becoming golden-yellow in fall. One of the last trees to leaf out and earliest to drop leaves. Foliage may become green in heat. Clusters of white, fragrant flowers appear in late spring. Will tolerate poor soil conditions.

Robinia pseudoacacia 'Twisty Baby'

Twisty Baby is a dwarf form of Black Locust with eye-catching contorted, zigzagging, especially on new growth, branches and curling, mature foliage. The pinnate, compound green leaves turn yellow in fall.