A fast growing hardwood that grows in every soil and
produces fine wood suitable for outdoor uses.
Every spring it produce white drooping clusters of nice
flowers that produces the nectar for the production of
acacia honey. It also produce a fine hony fragrance
that attracts a lot of bees.
The black locust or acacia in your garden,
the three is covered with thorns.
A lovely and very sweet, smooth fruity tasting honey.
The aspect of this honey remains clear and liquid
over years and is very popular due for this reason.
The color of Acacia honey is one of the lightest of
commercial honey, sometimes a slightly golden color.
Acacia Honey is obtained in the Robinia woods
of Poland, Hongary and Italy, Miele d'Acacia.
The price is 4,00 €/kg for large amounts.
Robinia wood is extremely hard and resistant
to rot and very durable, it can remain in the
soil, unprotected, for more then a century.
Robinia as firewood
Robinia is very good firewood, it burns
slowly, but with great heat and even when
The leaves of the Robinia
The leaves of Robinia are round, the leaves of the Honey Locust are more pointed
The top of the Robinia
The Rubinia has a deeply furrowed bark
This list gives an indication of the quality as a firewood