False acacia 'Lace Lady' (Robinia pseudoacacia 'Lace Lady')
Robinia pseudoacacia 'Lace Lady'
Black locust 'Lace Lady', Robinia pseudoacacia 'Twisty Baby'
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'Lace Lady' ~ 'Lace Lady' is a bushy, deciduous shrub or small tree with twisted branches, curled, pinnate, dark green leaves that turn yellow in autumn and, infrequently, racemes of white, fragrant flowers in summer followed by dark brown seed pods.
Plant in moderately fertile soil in full sun. Will tolerate poor dry soils once established. Larger trees develop brittle branches with age.
Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance, Planted in groups, Specimen tree
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
South, East, West
Can be cut back hard. All pruning should be done in early autumn to prevent bleeding.
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Robinia pseudoacacia 'Lace Lady' is:
White in Summer
Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Yellow in Autumn
Brown in Autumn
Flowers are fragrant.
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