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Order: Fabales
   Family: Fabaceae
            Genus: Gleditsia
                        Specie: triacanthos

Planting Season: Deciduous

Height at Maturity: 100-150 ft (30-45 m)

Cultivation: Moist fertile soil

Features: Bright green leaves turn yellow in autumn; large thorns; seed pods

Uses: Specimen tree Autumn color Winter silhouette

Zones: 3?10

Description: This species is probably the most common in cultivation, particularly in the form of one of its many cultivars. A native of the central and eastern USA, it grows up to 100?150 ft (30?45 m). The fern-like foliage is bright green and turns to a clear bright

Growth Habit: Spreading canopy

Comments: Cultivars available

Growth: Perennial, multi-stemmed woody plant that is usually less than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height. Shrubs typically have several stems arising from or near the ground, but may be taller than 5 meters or single-stemmed under certain environmental cond

Growth: Perennial, woody plant with a single stem (trunk), normally greater than 4 to 5 meters (13 to 16 feet) in height; under certain environmental conditions, some tree species may develop a multi-stemmed or short growth form (less than 4 meters or 13 feet in

Duration: Perennial

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