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Shademaster Gleditsia (Gleditsia Triacanthos)

Gleditsia-shademaster

A vigorous growing form that develops graceful ascending branches. This popular and adaptable cultivar is suitable as a shade tree in larger properties, parks, gardens and streets.

Maximum Height

11 Metres

Maximum Spread

8 Metres

Canopy

Broadly ovate to rounded with gracefully ascending branches. In the early years, annual autumn pruning of the long ‘whippy’ branches can be undertaken to establish a strong framework. Eventually becomes a large tree.

Position

Performs best in moist, deep, fertile soils in a position receiving full sun. Relatively pest and disease free.

Care

Performs best in moist, deep, fertile soils in a position receiving full sun. Relatively pest and disease free, however overseas reports indicate it may be susceptible to spider mites and leaf spots. Wide range of pH and soil types, including urban sites, air pollution, moderately saline soils, low levels of drought and occasional wetness.

Ideas for Use

A vigorous growing form that develops graceful ascending branches. This popular and adaptable cultivar is suitable as a shade tree in larger properties, parks, gardens and streets.

Advise level of care

Easy Care