Gleditsia triacanthos  'Sunburst'

Gleditsia triacanthos  'Sunburst'

An attractive and tough shade tree with a semi-weeping habit and golden new foliage creating a soft effect. G. ‘Sunburst’ is suitable for streets, car parks and gardens.
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  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun
  • Spreading
  • Easy to Grow
  • Mulching
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  • Species

    triacanthos var. inermis

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  • Growth Rate

    Moderate to fast.

  • Foliage

    Yellowish-green pinnate to bipinnate leaves, turning yellow in autumn. The new growth on the tips of the branches is golden yellow.

  • Bark

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

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Occasional reddish-brown twisted legumes.

  • Tree Habit

    Broadly rounded with spreading, pendulous branches sweeping towards the ground. Young branches have a 'zig-zag' pattern.

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