black locust ‘Chicago Blues’

Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Chicago Blues’ (black locust ‘Chicago Blues’)

Botanical Name Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Chicago Blues’
Common Name black locust ‘Chicago Blues’
Family Fabaceae
USDA Zone 3 thru 8
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest all seasons
Height and Spread 40-50ft x 30-35ft (12-15m x 9-10.5m)
Flower Color White
Attracts Wildlife Provides Food for Birds, Attracts Pollinators, Rarely Browsed by Mammalian Herbivores
Additional Information Cultivated Form of a Native Plant. City of Chicago forester, Bob Benjamin, discovered this cultivar here in Chicago. R. pseudoacacia is native to the Chicago Region and Eastern and Central United States.
Location in Lurie Garden Southeast Dark Plate, East Dark Plate, Bird Border – Columbus

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