Shademaster Locust

Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis ‘Shademaster’
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A fast-growing tree that provides dappled shade and is highly adaptable to different environments. Shademaster is a thorn-less variety of Locust that flowers in the spring or early summer with strong scented cream colored flowers. The flowers are not showy, but they provide a good source of nectar for pollinators. Drought tolerant once established, its fern-like appearance is a striking choices for a focal point in your landscape. Very tolerant of alkaline soils.

Cold Hardiness: 10 F
Mature Height: 15-40 ft
Mature Width: 15-20 ft
Shape: Umbrella