Imperial® Honeylocust

Imperial® Honeylocust

Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Imperial’

The most compact and formal of the popular Honeylocust cultivars, the Imperial® is a drought-tolerant, fast-growing, graceful tree with spreading branches eventually forming a rounded crown and denser than usual foliage cover.  Fine textured, medium green foliage turns a soft yellow fall color. Thornless and seedless.

Type of Plant: Deciduous Shade Tree

Distinguishing Characteristics: Most compact and formal of Honeylocust cultivars

Water Use: Low

Flower Color: NA

Sun/Location: Full Sun

Approximate Height at Maturity*: 35'

Approximate Spread at Maturity*: 35'

Tree Shape: Small and rounded

*Under average conditions in Northern New Mexico