Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage
Strengths of Gleditsia triacanthos:
- Attractive autumn colour
- Spiney growth can deter unwanted visitors!
- Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
- Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
- Tolerates cold exposed locations
Weaknesses of Gleditsia triacanthos
- Spiney plant - can scratch young children and gardeners!
- Does not produce showy attractive flowers
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