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GLEDITSIA

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 £50.00 each

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