Thornless Honeylocust (Gleditsia triacanthos Sunburst®)

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Sunburst®
Cultivar name: 'Suncole'
Botanical names:
Gleditsia triacanthos Accepted
Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 30-35 feet
Plant Spread: 35-40 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil

- The brilliance of fresh May leaves against a blue sky.

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Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Apr 14, 2014 11:02 AM

New leaves come out bright yellow and it stays that bright yellow throughout its spring/summer life. Fall foliage, however, is quite blah. Just turns brown. Mine does not seem to produce seed pods, so that's good.

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