Robinia neomexicana
Plants of the Southwest

Robinia neomexicana

New Mexico Locust

New Mexico Locust is a small, thorny tree (8-15 ft.) with pink flowers on drooping racemes. Can take strong pruning. Attractive landscape tree for small spaces. Suckers form clumps good for erosion control. Tolerates alkaline soil. Fixes nitrogen. Scarify seed by nicking with file, soak overnight in water and sow anytime. Zones 3-8.

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