Stranahan Arboretum

Locust Trees

Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)
  
- Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  - Persistence: Deciduous, boradleaf
  - Height: 50-75 feet
  - Spread: 30-45 feet
  - Blooming Season: Spring
  - Bloom Color: White
  - Fruit Color: Black; Red
  - Native Habitat: North America

 

Black Locust Bark  Black Locust Leaf   Black Locust Tree

 

Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)
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Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  - Persistence: Deciduous
  - Height: 40-75 feet
  - Spread: 35-60 feet
  - Blooming Season: Spring
  - Bloom Color: Yellow
  - Fruit Color: Brown; Purple
  - Native Habitat: North America

 

Honey Locust Bark Honey Locust Leaf  Honey Locust Tree 

 

Thornless Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis)
  
- Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  - Persistence: Deciduous
  - Height: 50-75 feet
  - Spread: 35-50 feet
  - Blooming Season: Spring
  - Bloom Color: Yellow
  - Fruit Color: Purple; Brown
  - Native Habitat: North America

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Imperial Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Imperial’
  
- Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  - Persistence: Deciduous
  - Height: 35 feet
  - Spread: 30 feet
  - Blooming Season: N/A
  - Bloom Color: Green; White
  - Fruit Color: N/A
  - Native Habitat: North America

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Ruby Lace Thornless Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Ruby Lace')
  
- Family: Fabaceae (Pea)
  - Persistence: Deciduous
  - Height: 20-60 feet
  - Spread: 10-15 feet
  - Blooming Season: Spring
  - Bloom Color: Green
  - Fruit Color: Purple; Brown
  - Native Habitat: North and South America, Africa, and eastern Asia

 

 
   
   
   
   
   
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Last Updated: 3/23/15