Skyline Thornless Common Honey-Locust

Gleditsia triacanthos Skyline

Family :
Fabaceae
Origin :
Horticultural
Hardiness :
4b
Exposition :
Full sun
Height at maturity :
14 m
Spread at maturity :
9 m
Crown shape :
Pyramidal tending to round with time.
Roots :
Intermediate
Spacing requirement from power lines :
8 m
Growth rate :
High
Tolerance to road salt :
High
Tolerance to pollution :
High
Common problems (disease, fungus, insects) :
Few pathological problem. Medium sensivity to Gleditsia midge and red spiders.
SPECIAL COMMENTS :
Rustic tree and adapted to urban conditions. Provinding a light shade.

LEAVES

Composed leaf with 26 to 32 small leaflets oval and thin.
Foliage seems thin, dark green during summer and gold-yellow at autumn.

 

FLOWERS

Not very noticeable.

FRUITS

Scarces pods.

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