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Honey Locust

Gleditsia triacanthos f. inermis 'Sunburst'

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Gleditsia triacanthos f.inermis 'Sunburst' is a small deciduous tree that has an airy and open canopy with delicate foliage that is a pale yellow when new. This tree is often chosen as a sturdier alternative to a Robinia pseudoacacia with stouter limbs with the added bonus of being thornless. Being tolerant of pollution, drought, salt, and winds making this tree well suited to roadsides, carparks, and coastal gardens.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Not generally harvested

Special features

Geography

Origin
North America

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Dry
Soil type
Loam, Chalk, Sand, Clay
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Alkaline, Acid
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Personality

Family
Caesalpiniaceae
Flower colour
Flowers are small and can be inconspicuous. Buds can have a slight pinkness to them before they burst., White, Pink
Scent
None

Problems

Can be susceptible to gall midges.

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