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Honey Locust in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Gleditsia triacanthos

 

Honey Locust

Gleditsia triacanthos is a medium sized deciduous tree with an open habit, the leaves start off as yellow before turning mid-green through the summer, and eventually, yellow in autumn. It bears nondescript green flowers that form flat seed pods.

 
plant Features
  • Honey Locust likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Honey Locust likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Honey Locust is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Honey Locust likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Honey Locust

Latin name

Gleditsia triacanthos

type

Trees or Shrubs

family

Fabaceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Honey Locust likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Honey Locust is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Honey Locust likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Honey Locust likes very little water

    Very little water

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full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Honey Locust is 7.00meters x 13.00meters 7.00 M 13.00 M

Gleditsia triacanthos

Gleditsia triacanthos is a medium sized deciduous tree with an open habit, the leaves start off as yellow before turning mid-green through the summer, and eventually, yellow in autumn. It bears nondescript green flowers that form flat seed pods.


Flowering Season

From Mid Spring TO Late Spring

Nondescript green flowers that form flat seed pods.

 

Planting Outdoors

From Mid Winter TO Late Winter

Plant out container grown plants.

 

Propagation by seed in spring

From Early Spring TO Mid Spring

Sow seed under glass.

 

Propagation by seed in autumn

From Mid Autumn TO Late Autumn

Sow seed under glass.

 
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