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Mr. Jack has a farm
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and on his farm
he has lots of trees
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.
Fruit Trees here,
Blueberries there,
and Cypress Trees
everywhere
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and on his farm
he has lots of fun
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Mature Height:

70 - 80 feet

Mature Spread:

25 - 30 feet

Mature Form:

Upright

Growth Rate:

Rapid

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun - Partial Sun

Soil Moisture:

Widely Adaptable

Soil Type:

Widely Adaptable

Flower Color:

White - fragrant

Foliage Color:

Green

Fall Color:

Yellow

Zones:

4 - 9
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 About Skyline Honey Locust Minimize
 
Skyline Honey Locust trees grow naturally on a wide range of sites but does best on rich moist limestone soils. It has escaped cultivation and become naturalized throughout eastern North America and parts of the West. Black locust is not a commercial timber species but is useful for many other purposes.This deciduous tree is a nitrogen fixer and has rapid juvenile growth. It is widely planted as an ornamental, for shelterbelts, and for land reclamation.
 
This fast growing Locust tree is suitable for fuel wood and pulp and provides cover for wildlife, browse for deer, and cavities for birds. It is a very thorny tree which can attain a height of 70-80 feet and can have a diameter of 2-3 feet. The flowers are white, fragrant, and hang in clusters. The individual leaves are small and egg-shaped.

 Climate/Environment/Culture

Moderate flood and drought tolerance.

 

 

 

 

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