Top 10 Trees – Robinia Mop Top

A small to medium size grafted deciduous tree with a compact rounded head of small pinnate bright green leaves. Mop tops have lush green foliage and grow quite fast. Excellent feature tree for small gardens. Also suited to container planting. Prefers a full sun position and a good prune to retain dense form. Needs to be sheltered from strong winds. Tolerant of poor soil however prefers a moist well drained soil.  A very hardy tree that can tolerate tough conditions.

*Please note, although tough and versatile, Robinias are renowned for suckering prolifically.

Height: 4 metres (annual pruning required)
Width: 2 metres
Growth rate: Moderate.