Height/Spread: Robinia typically grows to a height of 30-50 feet (9-15 meters) with a spread of 25-35 feet (7.6-10.7 meters), making it a substantial tree that can provide shade and visual interest to larger outdoor spaces in the Irish climate.
Position: This tree thrives in full sun exposure, making it well-suited for the Irish climate where sunlight is limited. It can tolerate a wide range of soil conditions and is adaptable to various locations, including gardens, parks, and urban landscapes.
Soil: Robinia can grow in different soil types, including clay, loam, and sandy soil. However, it prefers well-draining soil and can tolerate slightly acidic to neutral pH levels. In the Irish climate, ensuring proper drainage is crucial for its optimal growth.
Flowering Season: Robinia produces stunning, fragrant white or pink flowers in late spring to early summer, adding a beautiful touch to the Irish landscape. The flowers are pea-like in shape and form in drooping clusters, creating an eye-catching display.
Uses: Robinia serves multiple purposes in the Irish climate. It can be used as a shade tree in parks or large gardens, providing relief from the sun during warmer months. The attractive flowers make it an excellent ornamental tree, adding beauty to landscapes. Additionally, Robinia is often used in urban areas as it can tolerate pollution and harsh conditions. Its strong wood also makes it suitable for timber production.
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Outside of this radius we out source couriers, we cannot unfortunately ship a lot of bulkier items such as large pots, composts and many of our more delicate living things.
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