Honeylocust – Shademaster

Honeylocust – Shademaster

Gledsia triacanthos ‘Shademaster’

Drought tolerant and heat and wind resistant make this tree a good choice for our dry climate. It is a fast-growing, graceful tree with thornless, spreading branches. Dark green foliage persists until late fall. Its small leaves provide light shade to protect understory plants from harsh sun but give adequate light to these plants so they can blossom and perform well.

Special features: Soft yellow fall color
Fruit: Seedless

Type of Plant: Deciduous Shade Tree

Distinguishing Characteristics: Upright thornless variety has ascending branches that form a rounded crown

Water Use: Low

Flower Color: NA

Sun/Location: Full Sun

Approximate Height at Maturity*: 45'

Approximate Spread at Maturity*: 35'

*Under average conditions in Northern New Mexico