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GLEDITSIA triacanthos 'Sunburst'

Commonly known as Honey locust

Large tree with golden fern-like foliage turning bright yellow in autumn
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Pinnate to 25cm (10in) long with many pairs of leaflets
  • Height
    12m (39ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Tree
    Fast growing with spreading branches. Golden yellow young foliage turns pale green at maturity
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
    Protect from strong winds

GLEDITSIA triacanthos 'Sunburst'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
H/Std £75.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2024 Any time SEPT-DEC

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Thornless.
    Pests & Diseases
    Gall midges on foliage
    Place of origin
    Central and eastern North America.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
    Slightly back from the sea with more shelter
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf form
    Pinnate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
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    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile well drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Conical
    Broadly conical
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12m (39ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  10m (33ft)
 

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