Also known as
Common Honey-Locust, Honey-Chuck, Sweet Locust, Three-Thorned Acacia, Sweet-Bean, Thorny Locust, Thornless common honeylocust
Gleditsia triacanthos by Thomas Koffel (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/)
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Honey Locust Overview
The species has a compact feathery fern-like appearance, They are tolerant of many conditions, including air pollution, drought, acidic or alkaline soils and high winds. This species of tree is normally thorny. The long pods are about 30cms and are edible, broad with sweetish pulp and roundish, hard seeds. The leaves are dark green and divided into many 2cm long leaflets; they will turn yellow in early autumn.
How to propagate Honey Locust
You can propagate the species by seeds in the autumn.
Selected forms by budding in late summer.
Other uses of Honey Locust
Specimen Suitable for coastal conditions.