Honey Locust (Gleditsia Triacanthos)

Name Honey Locust
Botanical Name Gleditsia Triacanthos

A fast growing shade tree with fine leaves that produce a light filtered shade. Grows 35-70 ft tall. Fall color is yellow. It may prove useful in erosion areas, as an ornamental tree, as a windbreak - or just because you like the contrast of the fine leaves to the hard, coarse-grained wood. The pods provide nourishment for outdoor animals.

Location: sun
Size: 35-70' Tall and 35-50' Wide
Special Needs: Watch for aphids and spray as needed.
Soil Conditions: Moist, Well Drained
Trim/Prune: Prune trees when dormant.
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