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Ruby Lace Gleditsia (Gleditsia Triacanthos)

A spreading, deciduous medium sized tree native to North America, grown for its ornamental form and unusual ruby-coloured foliage

Maximum Height

6-8 metres

Maximum Spread

4-6 metres


New foliage is claret coloured becoming bronze-red in summer. This variety is seedless and thornless and its finely divided leaves are easily managed in autumn.


Suited to many soil types. Will tolerate dry conditions, moderate winds and frost but performs best in moist, well-drained soil in full sun.


Stake tree when young. Mulch to retain soil moisture and control weeds. Prune in autumn if required.

Ideas for Use:

Ideal shade or specimen tree. Red foliage makes this tree an excellent back drop in garden