Gleditsia t. ‘Sunburst’

Golden Honeylocust
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Plant Type

Tree

Evergreen-Deciduous

Deciduous

Overall Mature Size

Medium

Mature Height & Spread

40′ x 35′

Exposure

Full sun

Water

Medium Water

Flower Color

Yellow, Green

Bloom Time

Spring

Special Features

Attracts Birds, Butterflies, Desert Conditions, Fall Color

Container Sizes

#15, 24″ Box

Natural Growth Habit

Irregular, Rectangular

Sunset Garden Zones

1-16, 18-20

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

4

Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Sunburst’ is commonly called the Locust ‘Sunburst’. It grows to a height of 40′ with a canopy spread of 35′. It is planted in full sun. It produces a yellow brown fall color. It grows in an irregular somewhat rectangular form with thorns on its trunk and branches. It makes an excellent street and lawn tree that does well in extreme heat and cold. ‘Sunburst’ is known for its bright golden fine textured foliage.

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