Gleditsia triacanthos - Honey Locust
One of the best choices for a shade tree. Produces a vast amount of leaves that provide beautiful, dappled shade. A nitrogen fixing species ideal for permaculture applications. Zig-zag stems provide a unique look. Please note that thorns are present on branches and trunk.
Height : 30-70 feet Spread : 30-70 feet
Light : Full sun to shade Water : Medium
Soil : Sand, loam, clay Zone : 4-8
Growth Rate : Fast