Gleditsia triacanthos


Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fast
Mature Height - 30-70'
Mature Width - 30-70'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Polygamo-dioecious, perfect and imperfect flowers on same tree, greenish-yellow blooming from May-June
Fruit - pod, reddish-brown to blackish, strap-shaped, 7-18" long
Leaf -
Fall Color - Clear yellow to yellow-green
Bark - On old trees grayish-brown, broken up into long, narrow, longitudinal and superficially scaly ridges which are seperated by deep furrows
Other Features -
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Highly adaptable
Native Habitat - Pennsylvania to Nebraska and south to Texas and Mississippi
Diseases and Insects - leaf spot, cankers, witches' broom, powdery mildew, rust, honeylocust borer, midge pod gall, webworm and spider mites
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Honeylocust.
- Other plants of the family Fabaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Gleditsia.
- Other plants of the species Gleditsia triacanthos.