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Honeylocust

Botanical Name
Gleditsia triacanthos inermis
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 9
Height
30 to 70 feet
Width
30 to 70 feet
Flowers
Spring: yellow-green, fragrant
Fruit
Long 8-18" brown, twisted pods
Fall Color
Yellow
Light
Full sun
Soil
Adaptable to a range of soils
Planting & Care
  • Readily transplants
  • Salt, drought and pollution tolerant
Problems
Nectria canker, plant bug, leafhopper, fruit litter, spider mites
Varieties
  • Shademaster - 40', good structure
  • Skycole - good crotch angles, fewer fruit, holds central leader
  • Impcole - smaller 35', few fruit pods, fine texture

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