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Thornless Honeylocust
Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Rubylace'

Family: Caesalpiniaceae (ses-al-pin-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gleditsia (gleh-DIT-see-uh) (Info)
Species: triacanthos var. inermis
Cultivar: Rubylace
Additional cultivar information:(aka Ruby Lace)

Category:

Trees

Height:

30-40 ft. (9-12 m)

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Deciduous

Burgundy

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Leandro, California

Boise, Idaho

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 17, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Great looking tree.. not sure if this form is a lot hardier to warm climates than the regular Honey Myrtle, but that one is listed as only growing up to zone 7b... here in zone 9b, bordering on 10a, this tree looks terrific. Great summer color- deep maroon leaves.