It was about how I fell in love with a Golden locust some 2o plus years ago when I first saw it in London.
How I knew I was going to find a place in my garden for it at the right time and was able to do so after a major renovation.
How I was swept away by my vision of what the end result would be.
How I knew that the benefits of Robinia pseudoacacia ‘Frisia‘ would be numerous. Within a year after buying these 2-3′ tall leafless sticks from Gosslers Farms Nursery, the first 3 Robinias had become stars of the garden.
What started out as 3 Robinia pseudoacacia ’Frisia’ on the top level of my garden, within a few years grew to 6, and then 9 .
The shortcut version of the story is that after 5 years of marveling at their early spring green ovate leaves, followed by fragrant white pea like flowers, the chartreuse/yellow foliage in summer, then a vibrant yellow into the fall before dropping their leaves, the Golden locusts had become problematic.