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Honey locust tree

by Diane - May 21st, 2013.
Filed under: Crocus.

An interesting named tree! Bright golden colour tree to add light and colour to your garden and height of course!

Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Sunburst’ (honey locust)
Position: full sun Soil: all well-drained soils Rate of growth: fast-growing Flowering period: March to May Flower colour: inconspicuous white Other features: doesn’t produce fruit Hardiness: fully hardy A fast-growing tree with golden yellow, spring foliage which darkens to pale green but then turns butter yellow in autumn. It is a thornless variety that is tough enough to be plant in city gardens as it is quite tolerant of pollution. A fast-growing tree that is one of the most effective golden trees. Garden care: Requires minimal pruning. Remove any broken, diseased or crossing branches in late autumn or winter. When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly.