Thornless Honeylocust
Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Shademaster'

Family: Caesalpiniaceae (ses-al-pin-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gleditsia (gleh-DIT-see-uh) (Info)
Species: triacanthos var. inermis
Cultivar: Shademaster
Additional cultivar information:(PP1515)
Hybridized by Flemer
Registered or introduced: 1955

Category:

Trees

Height:

over 40 ft. (12 m)

Spacing:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Time:

N/A

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Deciduous

Other details:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Patent expired

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall

Scarify seed before sowing

By grafting

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

San Jose, California

Clifton, Colorado

Loveland, Colorado

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Cincinnati, Ohio

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Mar 7, 2014, recentcoin from Celeste, TX wrote:

A true "Shademaster" cultivar should not be producing seed.

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On Oct 24, 2009, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:


Editor's Note

Plant Patent number 1515 has expired