Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Skycole’

Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Skycole’

Nice shade tree that allows grass to grow beneath. Where leaf litter is a concern, the small leaves and the lack of seed pods make this a good choice. Does well in dry sites with a more alkaline soil. Broadly pyramidal growth habit.

Plant Height at Maturity

50 feet

Plant Width at Maturity

30 feet

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Growth Habit


Landscape Uses

Windbreak | Erosion Control | Shade | Ornamental Specimen | Boulevard Tree

Environmental Features

Native Species | Water-wise | Bird Habitat

Tough Sites

Alkaline Soil | Deer Damage | Urban Conditions

Seasonal Interest

Fall Color | Winter Interest

Flower Color