This section is from the book "Commercial Gardening Vol4", by John Weathers (the Editor). Also available from Amazon: Commercial Gardening, A Practical & Scientific Treatise For Market Gardeners.
A fine Japanese deciduous tree, 40-50 ft. high, resembling the False Acacia (Robinia) in appearance, with its deep-green pinnate leaves and creamy-white flowers. There is a weeping form, pendula, which is grafted on the common one. 8. tetraptera (also known as Edwardia) is a handsome New Zealand tree with small leaflets and trusses of deep golden-yellow flowers in summer. It is only hardy in the mildest places. The variety microphylla has smaller leaflets.