, Golden Robinia. Small tree to no more than 10 m tall. New leaves pure yellow in spring, becoming duller in summer before turning bright bronzeyellow in autumn. Originated from the Frisia Nsy in n Holland. The true 'Frisia' has foliage that remains golden all season while the cultivar 'Aurea' has foliage that is yellow at first, becoming pale green through the season. These two cultivars may have been confused with one another. Specimens act: Canberra (se City Hill car park; London Circuit at Civic Centre).