Honey Locust

Gleditsia triacanthos f. inermis 'Sunburst'

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Gleditsia triacanthos f.inermis 'Sunburst' is a small deciduous tree that has an airy and open canopy with delicate foliage that is a pale yellow when new. This tree is often chosen as a sturdier alternative to a Robinia pseudoacacia with stouter limbs with the added bonus of being thornless. Being tolerant of pollution, drought, salt, and winds making this tree well suited to roadsides, carparks, and coastal gardens.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Fruiting time

Autumn

Harvesting

Not generally harvested

Special features

Attractive leaves

Drought resistant

Attractive flowers

Flowers are small and can be inconspicuous. Buds can have a slight pinkness to them before they burst.

Special features

Origin

North America

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Loam, Chalk, Sand, Clay

Soil PH preference

Neutral, Alkaline, Acid

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Fabaceae

Flower colour

Pink, White, Insignificant

Scent

None

Problems

Can be susceptible to gall midges.
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