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Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Spectrum™' (Speczam)

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Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Speczam' - Spectrum™ Honeylocust

Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Speczam' - Spectrum™ Honeylocust

More About Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis Spectrum™ ('Speczam')

  • Rounded to upright crown with ascending branches
  • Leaves emerge bright yellow in the spring and maintain their colour
  • Foliage is golden-yellow in the fall

Height:

7-8 m

Spread:

7-8 m
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Spectrum™ Honeylocust Growing and Maintenance Tips

The golden foliage is particularly noticeable when this tree is planted against a darker background. With their open, growing habit and smaller leaves, locust provide a pleasing, filtered light. Similar to Sunburst honeylocust, this cultivar has a smaller, mature size and is a slower grower.


Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis Spectrum™ ('Speczam') 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
Average to Dry Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant
Fall Color
Deciduous

Habit

Oval
Rounded

Foliage Color

Yellow

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Spectrum™' (Speczam)

Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

Robinia pseudoacacia 'Frisia'

Golden Acacia Tree