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Gleditsia triacanthos

Common Name(s):
Honeylocust
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Casts light shade; easy fall cleanup; use improved thornless cultivars; easy to transplant. Learn more about "Gleditsia trianthos var. inermis".

Height:
50-75 ft.
Flower:
Fragrant, greenish yellow flowers; 7-8 in. brown seed pods
Zones:
3-9
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; range of soil styles
Texture:
Fine to medium
Form:
Upright; semiconical; short trunk; open spreading crown at maturity
Width:
25-40 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
6-8 in. alternate, pinnately to bipinnately compound leaf; yellow to yellow-green fall color

NCCES plant id: 2002

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