Shademaster Honeylocust Tree

Bare-root. Ships 3 - 4' Tall with a 3/8" trunk.
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About the Shademaster Honeylocust Tree

Our Go-To for Balanced Shade!

Like the name implies, Shademaster Honeylocust is a master of shade not too dense that your lawn thins from lack of light, but thick enough to cool the sun’s rays. Its dark, rich green foliage is striking as it emerges in the spring to form a rounded canopy ideal for average-sized yards. In some seasons, you can smell a soft fragrance from the tree’s not-so-showy flowers. In the fall the small, fern-like leaves turn golden yellow and are not an inconvenience as some other large-leafed trees can be.

Extra bonus with the Shademaster variety: it is pest and disease resistant as well as thornless—which is rare within the Honeylocust family.

Growing a Great Honeylocust

Honeylocusts are native to North America, making them a great tree for most regions. Specifically, the variety Shademaster was bred to be even more tolerant of challenging environments such as urban settings, pollution, and proximity to roads and sidewalks, as well as tolerating dense or tough soils. They thrive and grow relatively fast in full sun to partial shade. To shape and maintain a strong canopy as the Honeylocust grows, strategically trim lower branches (no more than 25% at a time) in late winter.

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Shade/Sun Partial Shade - Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Zone Range 6 - 9

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

When your tree matures, it will be approximately 50 - 75' tall x 25 - 40' wide.

Recommended Spacing

We recommend spacing these trees 50 - 75' apart to ensure room for growth.

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 6 - 9
My Hardiness Zone ?
The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatibility range of this variety before ordering.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow flowering trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

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