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Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Prairie Silk®' (Dursan)

More About Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis Prairie Silk® ('Dursan')

  • A strong, open habit and thornless
  • Distinctive, glossy, fern-like foliage
  • Horizontal branching habit
  • Provides dappled shade
  • Fall foliage colour is yellow

Zone:

4

Height:

6-7 m

Spread:

6 m
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Prairie Silk® Honeylocust Growing and Maintenance Tips

With their open growing habit and smaller leaves, locust provide a pleasing, filtered light. Halka is one of the fastest growing cultivars. Locust are popular  street trees as their foliage make leaf litter almost non-existent. A unique specimen in any landscape. 


Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis Prairie Silk® ('Dursan') Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant
Fall Color

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Specimen

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