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botanical name:
Gleditsia triacanthos 'Elegantissima'
Gleditsia triacanthos 'Elegantissima' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Honey Locust
synonyms:  Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Elegantissima', Gleditschia triacanthos 'Elegantissima'
family:  Caesalpiniaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 5.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate: slow
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: grey-brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Slow-growing, densely bushy, small tree, thornless with delicate ferny pinnate green leaves which turn yellow in autumn. The leaflets are generally smaller than the species.

cultivation:
Any reasonably fertile, well drained soil, in sun or very light shade.

propagation:
By grafting

other notes:
Raised about 1880.
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