Category: Deciduous Trees
Facts about Thornless Honey locust Tree, "Scientific name for Thornless Honey locust Tree is Gleditsia triacanthos". Thornless Honey locust Tree is a variety of deciduous tree that hails from the central part of North America. The Thornless Honey locust Tree variety is largely found in the damp soil of the river valleys. The cultivars of the Thornless Honey locust Tree are admired ornamental plants, particularly in the northern parts of North America where only some other trees can stay alive and flourish. Thornless Honey locust Tree endures urban surroundings, compressed soil, alkaline soil, road salt, heat and famine. The fame is in the part, attributable to the fact that it transplants so effortlessly. The lenience of the poor site conditions and the fast growth rate make the Thornless Honey locust Tree, valued in regions where the shadow is wanted rapidly, such as housing developments or new parks, and in the distressed and domestic atmosphere, such as mine tailings. This tree has a great resistance against gypsy moths, but it is defoliated by another insect, the mimosa webworm. When the tree is fully grown, it attains the oval, rounded shape.
Features of Thornless Honey locust Tree
The Thornless Honey locust shade tree is capable of growing to a height that ranges from 30 feet to 70 feet (9.14 to 21.33 meters), with widespread branches that spread to a range from 30 feet to 60 feet (9.14 to 18.28 meters).
The leaves of the tree are bipinnate or pinnate, which signifies that each leaf branch, one time or two times, holding 8 leaflets to 14 leaflets on every section. The length of the leaflets ranges from 5/8 to 1 inch (1.5 cm to 2.5 cm) and they turn yellow-green yellow in color during the fall.
The Thornless Honey locust Tree produces cream-colored flowers during the late spring, and they are powerfully scented. They emerge in groups from the bottom of the leaf axils.
Thornless Honey locust Tree roots usually grow two to three times the width of the tree branches. The ideal time to fertilize your Thornless Honey locust Tree is in late fall or early spring. If you want to transplant a tree do it in fall, this is ideal for most trees.
Thornless Honey locust Tree leaves are made up of many colored pigments, green chlorophyll hides the colors during the growing season of spring and summer. As days get shorter and cooler temperatures come in the fall, it cause the chlorophyll to break down and than the other color pigments can be seen.
Thornless Honey locust Tree growth is referred to as Meristem (The undifferentiated embryonic plant tissue from which new cells are created, as that at the tip of a root or stem). This tissue can be found at the tips of shoots and leaves. Inside the stem growth in thickness occurs at the vascular cambium.
Thornless Honey locust Trees make their own food from sunlight, carbon dioxide, water, and nutrients from the soil.
The Thornless Honey locust Tree offers fruits, which mature in early autumn. These fruits are a flat legume that attains the size, ranging from 6 to 7 7/8 inches (15 cm to 20 cm).
A Full grown Thornless Honey locust Tree can absorb as much as 48 pounds (21.77 kg) of carbon dioxide a year. The same Thornless Honey locust Tree could also produce enough oxygen in a day for two people. In a single day, a large Thornless Honey locust Tree can drink up to 100 gallons (378.5 liter) of water from the ground and discharge it into the air.
You can tell a Thornless Honey locust Trees age by the number of growth rings. Growth rings size shows what kind of conditions accrued that year, the temperature and if it was a dry or wet year.
Bark of the Thornless Honey locust Tree protects it from the elements and is made up of dead cells.
Uses of Thornless Honey locust Tree
The wood of the Thornless Honey locust Tree is of high-quality and strong that shines well, and it is used to make furniture. It is also employed for rails and posts because it takes a long time to decompose.
The average lifespan of the Thornless Honey locust Tree ranges from 60 years to 70 years.