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