Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Purple Robe’Purple Robe Black Locust
Growth Rate: Fast
Foliage: Dark Blue-Green, New Growth Emerges Purple
Fall Color: Yellow
Flower: Dark Pink 4-8″ Long Racemes
Fruit: 2-4” Pod
Distinctive Features: Long pendulous pink flowers in spring are striking
Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Purple Robe’ – Purple Robe Black Locust has long pendulous flowers that are bright magenta/purple in the late spring. New growth on the tree is purple turning to bronze-green throughout the season.