Honey locust trees (Gleditsia triacanthos) have been admired for centuries, but the native species has thorns and seed pods that cause major cleanup issues, which limits its appeal for homeowners.

Botanical Names Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Suncole'
Common Name Sunburst honey locust
Plant Type Deciduous tree
Mature Size 30 to 40 feet tall, 25-foot spread
Sun Exposure Full sun
Soil Type Tolerates most soil types
Soil pH Tolerates all pH levels
Bloom Time Spring, summer
Flower Color Greenish-yellow
Hardiness Zones 4 to 9, USDA
Native Area North America

Sunburst Honeylocust