Locust, Twisty Baby


Description: Unique dwarf shrub with interesting twisted branches. The twisted form makes an excellent small patio specimen and conversation piece. Grows well for many years in large containers. Prune back annually to encourage contorted growth.

Common Name: Twisty Baby Locust

Scientific Name: Robinia pseudoacacia 'Lace Lady'

Type: Deciduous, Tree

Exposure: Full Sun

Size: 10-12' height, 6-8' spread

Summer Foliage Color: Green

Fall Foliage Color: Yellow

Bloom Color: White (Fruit in September and October)

Bloom Period: May - June

Landscape Use: General Garden Use, Mass Planting, Rock/Alpine Gardens, Container Planting, Focal Point, Vertical Accent

Soil: Well-Drained

Zone: 4 - 9

Growth Rate: Fast

Companion Plants: Mums, Aster, Coreopsis, Ferns, Almost any flowering perennial




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