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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
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.

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

By grafting

other notes:
Raised about 1880.
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