Gleditsia triacanthos 'Sunburst'
- Position: full sun
- Soil: all well-drained soils
- Rate of growth: fast-growing
- Flowering period: March to May
- Flower colour: inconspicuous white
- Other features: doesn't produce fruit
- Hardiness: fully hardy
A fast-growing tree with golden yellow, spring foliage which darkens to pale green but then turns butter yellow in autumn. It is a thornless variety that is tough enough to be plant in city gardens as it is quite tolerant of pollution. A fast-growing tree that is one of the most effective golden trees.
- Garden care: Requires minimal pruning. Remove any broken, diseased or crossing branches in late autumn or winter. When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly.
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Q:Large Yellow Leaved and Deciduous Tree please...
Dear Team, My large magnificent Robinia pseudoacacia has died and I read in the Hilliers newsletter that I am not alone. I need to fill the gap with something substantial, impressive and yellow, but I am advised, naturally, not to repeat with another Robinia pseudoacacia for fear of the same disease. I am impressed with your Catalpa big. 'Aurea'. Before I finalise the decision however, have you any other suggestions, please? Regards, GeoffreyAsked on 28/9/2009 by Anonymous
A:Hello Geoffrey, If you click on the following link it will take you to the few tress we sell that have yellow foliage http://www.crocus.co.uk/plants/_/trees/plcid.7/vid.48/ I'm afraid though the best replacement will be determined by what might have killed your Robinia as some other plants may be susceptible too. I hope this helps. Helen Plant DoctorAnswered on 28/9/2009 by Crocus Helpdesk
October sees the start of the dormant season which is the best time to prune lots of deciduous garden trees. You can prune newly planted trees to remove any damaged growth and help balance the shape of the canopy as well as maintain a dominant main leaderRead full article