University of Florida

Robinia hispida

Common name(s): Rose Acacia Locust, Moss Locust, Bristly Locust, Mossy Locust

Plant type: deciduous small shrub
Primary method of propagation: seed
Alternate propagation method(s): cutting, grafting/budding

Propagation by Cuttings

Time of year to take cuttings: no information
Rooting environment: no information

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Autumn
Time of year to sow seed: Summer
Seed treatment: scarification
Preferred temperature for germination: 70-85 degrees F
Time required for germination: 6-8 weeks
Comment: Plant nitrogen inoculated seeds. Fumigate seed beds.

Propagation by Grafting

Time of year to graft: late Summer
Type of graft: whip
Rootstock: R. pseudoacacia