Honeylocust Tree

Honeylocust Tree

Honeylocust Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Gleditsia triacanthos
Hardiness Zones:   3 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil styles
Texture:   Fine to medium
Form:   Upright
Height:   50 to 75'
Weight:   25 to 40
Leaf:   6 to 8" alternate, pinnately to bipinnately compound leaf; yellow to yellow green fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Fragrant, greenish yellow flowers; 7 to 8" brown seed pods
Comments:    Casts light shade; easy fall cleanup; use improved thornless cultivars; east to transplant
Habit:   Deciduous
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