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Gleditsia triacanthos - 'Sunburst' (Honey Locust)

Type Tree, Deciduous
Form Compact Rounded Tree
Size Medium Sized Tree (3 to 8m height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer early), Golden Foliage
Care Low/Easy Maintenance
Hardiness Very hardy
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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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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