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Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace' (Honey locust 'Ruby Lace')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
12m
Max height
8m
Max spread
20-50 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace'

Other names

Honey locust 'Ruby Lace'

Genus

Gleditsia Gleditsia

Variety or Cultivar

'Ruby Lace' _ 'Ruby Lace' has bright ruby-red leaves turning bronze-green in summer.


Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace' is: Deciduous

Habit

Broadly conical, Erect, Open branches

Flower

Green in Spring

Foliage

Dark-red in Spring; Bronze-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Gall midges Gall midges

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Can be cut back hard. All pruning should be done in early autumn to prevent bleeding.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Seed


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Where to grow

Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace' (Honey locust 'Ruby Lace') will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Foliage only, Specimen tree

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace'

Other names

Honey locust 'Ruby Lace'

Genus

Gleditsia Gleditsia

Variety or Cultivar

'Ruby Lace' _ 'Ruby Lace' has bright ruby-red leaves turning bronze-green in summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Broadly conical, Erect, Open branches


Colour

Flower

Green in Spring

Foliage

Dark-red in Spring; Bronze-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Gall midges

Diseases

Generally disease-free

General care

Pruning

Can be cut back hard. All pruning should be done in early autumn to prevent bleeding.

Propagation methods

Grafting, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace' (Honey locust 'Ruby Lace') will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 8m after 20-50 years.

Suggested uses

Low Maintenance, Foliage only, Specimen tree

Cultivation

Plant in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5, Zone 4, Zone 3

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