Skyline Honeylocust ® is a great shade tree to plant in urban areas. This low maintenance tree does well in harsh environments caused by urban conditions. This variety of Honeylocust is thornless and fruitless. It is similar in appearance to other Honeylocust varieties. The uniqueness of the leaves set this shade tree apart from other shade trees. The stems of this tree are adorned with alternating leaves that are about one inch long and a half-inch wide. The leaves of this tree are similar in look and texture to that of the fern. If you are looking for a unique shade tree with beautiful fall color, consider planting a Skyline Honeylocust ® in your landscape.

Skyline Honey Locus Leaves

Skyline Honey Locust Buds

Skyline Honeylocust Leaves

Skyline Honey Locus Bark

Skyline Honeylocust ®

Gleditsia Triacanthos Var. Inermis ‘Skycole’

Plant Type- Deciduous Tree

Flower Color- None

Foliage Color- Dark green in the summer and bright golden yellow in the fall.

Growth Habit- Upright

Growth Rate- Fast

Zone- 4-7

Height- 50 feet tall

Spread- 35 feet wide

Light- Full sun

Details- This is a cold hardy tree and does well in northern climates.  The tree is pyramidally forming and grows a strong main leader trunk.  This tree tolerates harsh conditions such as salt, heat, compaction and other extreme conditions.

Other Honeylocust tree options.

  • Thornless Honeylocust
  • Imperial® Honeylocust
  • Shademaster® Honeylocust
  • Sunburst® Honeylocust