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Robinia pseudoacacia

Common name(s): Black Locust, Yellow Locust, False Acacia

Plant type: deciduous medium tree
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: Winter
Type of graft: side veneer graft, bench graftin
Comment: Bench graftings stored at 65-70 degrees F for 10 days.