Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Robinia viscosa.
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A very hardy plant, tolerating temperatures down to at least -25°c when fully dormant. A fast-growing but short-lived species in the wild. The branches are brittle and very liable to wind damage. When plants are grown in rich soils they produce coarse and rank growth which is even more liable to wind damage. Any pruning should be done in late summer in order to reduce the risk of bleeding. The young branches, seedpods and petioles are covered with dark glandular hairs that exude a clammy sticky substance. Plants sucker freely, especially after coppicing, the suckers have vicious thorns. A very greedy tree, tending to impoverish the soil. Plants in this genus are notably resistant to honey fungus.This species has a symbiotic relationship with certain soil bacteria, these bacteria form nodules on the roots and fix atmospheric nitrogen. Some of this nitrogen is utilized by the growing plant but some can also be used by other plants growing nearby.
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