Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)



The Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) is a broadleaf deciduous tree.


The Black Locust is broadly cultivated I gardens, parks, alongside the road and railways and serves as an erosion preventive plant and a honey bearing tree.


Its seeds are dry, dormant, and dormancy is interrupted by means of stratification. Germination is high. The locust sowing material is durable and may easily preserve its germination for up to 10 years. They are stored in hermetically sealed containers at temperatures from 0°С to -5°С.

Scarification and stratification

  • Physically breakthrough the seed coat.
  • Immersion in boiling water and cooling in dried water.

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