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Robinia x slavinii 'Hillieri'
Robinia x slavinii 'Hillieri'
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Description

Available Winter 2016 - A beautiful small tree originally raised on Hillier's Nursery in the 1930's, Robinia x slavinii 'Hillieri' has pretty, slightly fragrant, pale-pink flowers borne in abundance in early summer. These flowers look a little like those of a Wisteria and hang from the branches, contrasting beautifully with the delicate, pale green, pinnate (feather-like) leaves.

Robinia x slavinii 'Hillieri' is an unusual and eye-catching garden tree, ideal for a suny position sheltered from strong winds.

Supplied Size: Sorry, now sold out.


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any well drained soil. Robinia x slavinii 'Hillieri' is tolerant of dry soil conditions.
  • Hardiness: Hardy. Requires shelter from strong winds.
  • Flowering Period: May - June.
  • Flower Colour: Pale pink
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Small tree with a branching, rounded crown once established.
    • Height: up to 8 m (26 ft).
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft).

 


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