Gleditsia triacanthos

Honey Locust, Thorny Locust

Family: Fabaceae Pea

Type Tree
USDA Hardiness range 4A - 8A
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Yellow
Bloom time Spring
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Specimen
Height 40' to 75' / 12.20m to 22.80m
Spread 35' to 60' / 10.60m to 18.20m
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous
Bloom attributes Fragrant flowers
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown, purple
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, alkaline, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Oval, rounded
Attributes and features Native to North America, naturalizing