Used widely as a feature tree and with a natural spreading nature, Gleditsia triacanthos ‘Ruby Lace’ makes a good shade tree.
The foliage has a natural weeping habit and will turn to a golden yellow before dropping in winter.
Fast growing and attractive this is good tree for medium sized gardens, useful as a street tree and for parks and gardens.
Best planted in late summer or early spring in a well drained humus rich soil.
Dig the soil over well, plant at the same depth the tree was in the container and water in well with a liquid seaweed fertiliser.
Mulch around the plant to suppress weeds and help maintain a moist root run.
Fertilise with a general purpose slow release fertiliser in early spring, or use cow manure or other organic fertiliser in spring.
As with other Gleditsia varieties Water well through the for the first few summers and deep water during long dry periods.
- Botanical Name – Gleditsia Triacanthos Ruby Lace
- Common Name – Ruby Lace Honey Locust, Gleditsia Ruby Lace
- Family – Fabaceae
- Position – Full Sun
- Soil – Humus rich well drained.
- Height – To around 10 metres
- Spread To Around 6 metres
- Foliage – New foliage is a ruby red colour.
- Frost tolerant – Yes
- Drought tolerant – Medium
Available for sale from the following nurseries
111 Stanhope Road Theresa Park NSW 2570
Offering a variety of sun hardy Australian natives and exotic trees, shrubs, groundcover's and perennials from semi advanced through to super advanced and semi-mature stock.
55 McDougal Rd Neerim South Victoria 3831 PH: (03) 56281507
Advanced ornamental trees and garden designs and concept plans. Direct to your property combined with specialist knowledge and outstanding service.
Mob: 0421 821 307 Fax: 03 9752 0976
Quality Trees and Shrubs. Large range of ornamental and fruiting plants. Supplying Landscapers and Retail Nurseries. Strictly Wholesale. All states except WA.
1750 Westernport Rd Heath Hill VIC 3981
Australias largest grower of semi advanced native and deciduous trees. .9 - 2.6mts high. Supplying councils, developers and landscapers. Includes Acacia implexa, acacia melanoxlylon.
WINTER HILL TREE FARM Ph: 02 4878 9193 Fax: 02 4878 9109
NSW Southern Highlands
Retail & Wholesale. Advanced trees & hedging. Grown in pots for year-round planting. 45 litre - 1000 litre available. Great range. Great Quality. Delivery available.