Gleditsia triacanthos
HONEY LOCUST, HONEY SHUCK
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 3-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, medium soil salinity, heavy frost
20m
Plant habit
 
15m

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Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in chartreuse

Flowering Time: mid spring to late spring

Leaves: mid green; yellow in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: brown pod

Bark & Stems: spines
 
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Gleditsia triacanthos
HONEY LOCUST, HONEY SHUCK
Fabaceae-Caesalpinioideae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 3-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: moderate wind, second line salt wind, medium soil salinity, heavy frost
20m
Plant habit
 
15m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in chartreuse

Flowering Time: mid spring to late spring

Leaves: mid green; yellow in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: brown pod

Bark & Stems: spines


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical, mediterranean, oriental & coastal designs

Uses: street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: fast

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bee attracting , deer resistant






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