Thornless Honey Locust ‘Moraine’
(Gleditsia triacanthos inermis ‘Moraine’)
These tough, fast-growing trees tolerate flooding, seasonal extremes, acidic and alkaline soils, highway salts and city pollution. They also resist wind damage and tolerate drought once established. Their long narrow pods have a sweet gummy sap, which inspires the common name, honey locust. Their roots can break pavement—problematic when planted close to a road or sidewalk.