Thornless Common Honeylocust Tree

Thornless Common Honeylocust Tree

Thornless Common Honeylocust Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Gleditsia triacanthos
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; range of soil types; drought tolerant
Texture:   Fine
Form:   Graceful
Height:   30 to 70'
Weight:   30 to 40
Leaf:   6 to 8" alternate, pinnately or bipinnately compound leaves; bright green summer foliage; yellow to yellow green fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Greenish yellow fragrant flowers in summer; 7 to 8" reddish brown seed pods
Comments:    Casts light shade; fine leaves result in easy of leaf clean up in fall; easy to transplant; has a number of pest problems
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Summer Lace