Tree Detail

Robinia neomexicana


New Mexico Locust

Robinia neomexicana   

Category: deciduous tree   Size: medium

Mature Size: 10-30 ft.

Zone: 2,3, 7-11   Growth Rate: medium


Elevation (if known):

Water: moderate

Soil : tolerates poor soil.

Sun: full

Comments: Spreads by rhizomes so forms clumps or hedges. Droopy pink clustered spring flowers.

Warnings: Spreads

Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no

Street Tree? no   Street Tree Conditions:

CO/NM native? yes   Native to: New Mexico, Arizona, California

Known Locations: Big one in recycling area on 1st St near Alamosa with light pink flowers. Another light pink on Washington south of Tremont. Beautiful pink flowers on one behind Vance Law Firm on 3rd St. near Ross.

Information Sources: Sunset.