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Gleditsia triacanthos f. inermis 'Sunburst' (Honey Locust Sunburst) - 9L pot

Code: TR0148
Gleditsia triacanthos f. inermis 'Sunburst' (Honey Locust Sunburst) - 9L pot
Gleditsia triacanthos f. inermis 'Sunburst' (Honey Locust Sunburst) - 9L pot

A deciduous tree with elegant foliage, often on spiny branches, this tree is slim in a manner reminiscent of a birch. Hardy and generally disease free, this tree is sure to present a beautiful centrepiece for your garden.

Characteristics

  • Flower Colour: green
  • Foliage Colour: yellow in spring, green in summer, yellow once more in autumn
  • Approx. Growth Height: 12m
  • Comes in a: 9L polypot (not a rigid pot)
  • Approx. Height on Arrival: 150-170cm
  • Tree is approx 3 years old with a 1 year old rootstock
  • Flowering Period: spring
  • Tolerance: frost tolerant, fairly drought tolerant once established
  • Growing Habit: bushy
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
  • Exposure: exposed, sheltered
  • Rate of Growth: fast
  • Scented: barely
  • Wildlife friendly - attracts bees and other pollinating insects

Requirements

  • Light Requirements: full sun
  • Soil Requirements: neutral, clay, loam, sand
  • Moisture: moist, well-drained, moderately fertile

Caring and Maintenance

Water young trees regularly until roots are well established. Trim annually from mid to late summer. Apply some fertilizer in spring in order to promote healthy growth and a good crop. Optionally, mulch in spring. Check tree ties regularly and loosen any if necessary to avoid rubbing of the stems.

Planting

  • Planting Distance: 8m

Suited to almost all, well-drained and moderately fertile soils with pH between 6.5 and 7.5 in an exposed or sheltered location in full sun.
Before planting your tree, clean up all wandering weeds and keep a clean ring around the tree base. Water well during the first year until well established.

Autumn is the best season for planting trees, as the soil moisture and heat allow easier and faster root establishment and regeneration of damaged root systems.

This is an example of our polypot - note the fruit/ornamental trees we stock will vary in appearance according to species and season.
 
Customer Reviews

Average Rating: 4.0/5 (1 review)

Rating: 4/5

"Good and time will tell how robust the tree is. Would be good to have instructions included for planting trees and their care"

Reviewed Sunday, 6 October 2013

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