Robinia x slavinii ‘Hillieri’ False Acacia

Description: A small spiny tree with a rounded head and delicate, pale green, pinnate (feather-like) leaves. Lilac-pink, Wisteria like, pendulous and fragrant blooms are borne in late spring.

History: Bred by Hillier nursery in Hampshire about 1930. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 2002.

Robinia Growing Tips: Grows in moderately fertile, dry-well-drained soil. Position in full sun or dappled shade, sheltered from cold winds.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 3m x 2m

Attributes

  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • S Size: Small
  • Award-winning
  • Needs well-draining site
  • Drought tolerant
  • Scented flowers
  • Prefers acid soil
  • Prefers full sun

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