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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.


Commonly known as Locust tree

Ggenus of about 14 species of of deciduous trees from woodland in Asia, North and South America and tropical Africa.

They are usually spiny, though thornless garden cultivars have been produced, and grown as specimens for their showy, pinnate leaves and large seed pods.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - pinnate, fern-like leaves.
  • Tree - trunk and branches usually carry simple or branched spines.
  • Full sun - protect from winds if possible.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - grown as specimen trees for their attractive foliage.
  • Pests & Diseases - gall midges on foliage - G. triacanthos 'Sunburst' quite prone
  • Place of origin - Asia, North and South America, tropical Africa.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -

Buy Varieties of GLEDITSIA

GLEDITSIA triacanthos 'Sunburst'

GLEDITSIA triacanthos 'Sunburst'  >

Commonly known as: Honey locust.
Large tree with golden fern-like foliage turning bright yellow in autumn
H/Std £55.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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