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Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis

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Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis - Field Production

Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis - Field Production

More About Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis

  • Rounded to narrow, upright oval, usually, developing a flat-topped crown
  • Loosely spaced, nearly horizontal branching
  • Compound leaves with oval to elliptical leaflets
  • Late, spring foliage emerges bright green, becoming yellow in the fall

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario and the U.S.A.

Zone:

4

Height:

17-18 m

Spread:

12-13 m
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Thornless Honeylocust Growing and Maintenance Tips

With their open, growing habit and small leaves, locust provide a pleasing, filtered light. Inermis is a faster-growing cultivar. Locust are popular, street trees, as their foliage make leaf litter almost non-existent.


Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant
Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Rounded
Spreading

Foliage Color

Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Roadside planting
Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis

Gymnocladus dioicus

Gymnocladus dioicus

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Gymnocladus dioicus Espresso™ ('Espresso-JFS')

Gymnocladus dioicus Espresso™ ('Espresso-JFS')

Espresso™ Kentucky Coffee Tree