What to do if you don’t like to rake? Try thornless honeylocust

  • What to do if you don’t like to rake? Try thornless honeylocust

     Laura Wagner updated 8 years, 2 months ago 1 Member · 1 Post
  • Laura Wagner

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    August 31, 2012 at 4:21 pm

    The thornless honeylocust is essentially seedless, and with small leaflets 1/3 to ½ inch long, there is little need for all raking. Honeylocust is an excellent lawn tree for providing filtered shade, and is relatively fast growing – up to two feet per year.  Very tolerant of drought, compact soil, and salt. Honeylocust will grow 45’ tall with a 35’ spread, and will be offered at DNR Cerro Gordo county and Dewitt residential tree distributions this fall:  http://www.iowadnr.gov/Environment/Forestry/UrbanForestry/ResidentialTreePrograms.aspx

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