Honeylocust
Gleditsia triacanthos

Family Fabaceae
Genus Gleditsia
Specific Epithet triacanthos
Arboretum Collection LT
Lifecycle
Fall Color Yellow to yellow-green
Size 30 to 70' tall
Bloom Time May to June
Flower Greenish-yellow
Bark Ridge and furrowed
Leaf Size 6 to 8" long, leaflets 1/3 to 1 1/2" long x 1/4 to 3/4" wide, 20 to 30 leaflets
Leaf Margin Entire
Leaf Arrangement Alternate
Leaf Type Compound
Description Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis is the thornless variety most commonly used in the landscape.
Cultural Requirements
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Compound leaves with fruit

Compound leaves with fruit

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Green fruit

Green fruit

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Thorns on the straight species

Thorns on the straight species

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Thorns on the species

Thorns on the species

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