Gleditsia triacanthos 'Shademaster'

Green Honey Locust

Technical information

Height: 11m x Width: 8m

Habit & Growth rate: A moderate to fast growing tree with an ovate form and ascending branches.

Foliage: The Gleditsia triacanthos 'Shademaster' display dark green leaves which turn yellow in the autumn months. Large brown, legumes fruit on this tree.


The Gleditsia triacanthos 'Shademaster' can adapt to a wide range of conditions  including moderate drought and wet conditions. This tree performs best when positioned in full sun and planted in moist, deep, fertile soil. As the name suggests the 'Shademaster' is best used as a shade tree on large properties and in parks. 

All plant dimensions are estimates only and ultimate size and growth rates will depend on growing conditions, particularly when used in some urban environments.