Gleditsia triacanthos  'Shademaster'

Gleditsia triacanthos  'Shademaster'

A vigorous growing form that develops graceful ascending branches. This popular and adaptable cultivar is suitable as a shade tree in larger properties, parks, gardens and streets.
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun
  • Oval/Rounded Spreading
  • Easy to Grow
  • Mulching
Categories: Gleditsia
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  • Growth Rate

    Moderate to fast.

  • Foliage

    Dark, emerald green pinnate to bipinnate leaves turn yellow in autumn. Leaflets quite large.

  • Bark

    Dark greyish-brown with long, narrow ridges. Virtually thornless.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Produces large brown legumes which tend to persist on the tree well into winter.

  • Tree Habit

    Broadly ovate to rounded with gracefully ascending branches. In the early years, annual autumn pruning of the long 'whippy' branches can be undertaken to establish a strong framework. Eventually becomes a large tree.

  • Flowers

    Inconspicuous green racemes; blooms in spring.

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