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Pink Hybrid Locust
Pink Hybrid Locust

Common name:Pink Hybrid Locust
Botanical name:Robinia X ambigua 'Decaisneana'

Robinia X ambigua 'Decaisneana' is a deciduous tree that grows 25'-40' tall and 12'-25' wide with compound green leaves. It requires full sun, low water demands (drought tolerant), and will live in poor soil. It has pale pink flowers that bloom from April to June.

Dealing With Drought

More than half of the water used at your home is for outside purposes. Studies show that on average, half of the water used outdoors is wasted. The leading cause of waste is incorrectly set and poorly managed irrigation controllers. The second biggest cause of wastage is broken irrigation equipment that goes undetected. There are a few basic things you can do to make a big difference in your water use.

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Photographer: GardenSoft

Soils and Compost:

Maintain a two to four inch layer of mulch on the soil surface to reduce weeds, infiltrate rain water, and reduce compaction.

Integrated Pest Management:

Remove irrigation water and fertilizer from areas where you don't want weeds to grow.