A wonderful foliage tree for the garden with eye catching golden yellow young foliage. Foliage matures to pale green, before turning a striking shade of yellow and falling in autumn. This tree has a fast growing and conical habit, and it will provide shelter to birds and other wildlife once mature.
Month Available: October
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Yellow
Suitable For Wildlife: Birds
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Autumn
Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
Main Attribute: Small Gardens, Spring Foliage.
Height / Spread: 12m x 10m (40ft x 33ft)
Always plant your tree with a stake. The stake must be knocked into the ground on the windward side of the tree and secured to the tree.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids
Plant Care: Prune lightly to restrict growth /remove unwanted branches, heavy prune in late autumn.
Care and Time: Medium - autumn
Benefits: Trees make you feel good and attract wildlife and birds to the garden . One mature tree produces enough oxygen for forty people . Trees sponge up carbon dioxide and air pollutants. Twenty trees offset the pollution of one car driven sixty miles. Trees provide privacy and reduce noise. A well chosen and postitioned tree can increase the value of your property
History: This is commonly known as the Honey Locust and is native to central North America.
EU Rights: N/A