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  • Shademaster Honeylocust Tree for Sale

    Shademaster Honeylocust Tree for Sale

    Shademaster Honeylocust Tree for Sale

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Shademaster Honeylocust Tree

Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Shademaster'


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-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
-t- Planting Mix
Shademaster Honeylocust Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Shademaster Honeylocust Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Coarse Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Use our planting kit so your tree is ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:

  1. Tree Stake Kit to help keep your tree stable, giving roots time to grow.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.

  3. 2 oz of Root Rocket™ Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

-t- TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.

When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

Tree Gator

Growing Zones: 3-9
(hardy down to -30℉)

Growing Zones 3-9
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

30-70 ft.

Mature Width:

30-70 ft.


Full Sun

Botanical Name:

Gleditsia triacanthos var. inermis 'Shademaster'

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The Perfect Shade Tree for Your Backyard or Garden

The Shademaster Honeylocust is everything you could want in a shade tree and more. Providing perfect dappled shade with a classic rounded shape, the Shademaster Honeylocust Tree is highly adaptable, tolerant, hardy, and pest and disease-free.

It's synonymous with the classic shade tree. Though shade trees come in many shapes and sizes, there's something nostalgic about the rounded canopy of a Shademaster Honeylocust. Growing to 30-70 feet in height, the Shademaster is ideally sized and rounded, ensuring a timeless Americana look you'll love in your lawn. 

A perfect shape with perfect shade. Many shade trees have a dense canopy that offers fantastic shade, but the lack of light makes it impossible for anything to grow underneath. The Shademaster Honeylocust Tree offers dappled shade to keep you cool in the summer but still allow grass and other plants to grow beneath its canopy.

And small leaves mean no mess to clean up in the fall. Other shade trees have huge foliage that leave a big mess to clean up in autumn. The Shademaster Honeylocust's leaves are small and delicate. They fall in the autumn but quickly disintegrate, leaving you to enjoy the cool weather without an extra chore.

Enjoy perfect summer shade under a green canopy. You and your family will love sitting under the sweet shade of the green leaves in summer. Since plants easily grow under the canopy, you can plant a few colorful ground covers and place a bench nearby to create a peaceful retreat your family can enjoy for generations.

Fragrant flowers soothe the senses in spring. As winter fades and the weather begins to warm, bundles of pale green and white flowers bloom and hang from the branches. Their fragrance is strong and floral but sweet - a classic and recognizable Honeylocust smell.

Plus, golden yellow foliage gives a stunning autumn show. Though the leaves may be small, they still dazzle during fall. Turning from bright spring green to golden yellow, the transition of colors on these leaves are reminiscent of the nostalgic sights and smells of autumn.

Thornless and seedless, the Shademaster Honeylocust Tree is effortlessly maintained. The Shademaster, also called a Thornless Honeylocust, is a thornless and seedless variety. You'll get to enjoy everything lovable about the classic Honeylocust without the fear of thorns and the chore of cleaning seed pods.

Best of all, the Shademaster Honeylocust Tree grows anywhere. In dry or wet soils, polluted air, poor soil conditions, alkaline or acidic soils, clay or sandy soils, cold weather, hot weather, and even salty air - this highly adaptable, durable and hardy Honeylocust thrives in your yard.

It's pest and disease free too. Deer don't like the Honeylocust and neither do pests nor diseases. Not only does this tree require zero maintenance, but it also doesn't require constant supervision to make sure it stays healthy.

With branches so strong, the Shademaster Honeylocust allows you to create a tree swing. Some shade trees are notorious for their weak branches and broken limbs. The Shademaster Honeylocust Tree's branches are extremely strong. So strong that they're ideal for creating summertime memories by anchoring a tree swing for your family to enjoy.

What are you waiting for? If you want a shade tree, the Shademaster Honeylocust is a go-to. Your family will quickly fall in love with this fast growing tree as it shoots up more than 3 feet per year. Start growing your Shademaster Honeylocust Tree now - order yours today!

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Customer Reviews

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Pleased with purchase
Trees arrived in good shape, even with the temperature in the high 80's. I was afraid they would be dried out, but was pleased when they were unwrapped and looking healthy.
September 8, 2018
4 months ago
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Had a little. Ad luck with the Shade Master Locust tree. Can You send Me please a replacement tree. Sincerely Yours John Lodyko
August 19, 2018
5 months ago
Great Buy
Very happy with the honey locust trees I purchased. They arrived two days after I ordered them and came in perfect shape. Followed the directions for planting them and they seem to be flourishing. Once they survive the winter here on the Canadian border, we will be ordering additional trees.
August 16, 2018
4 months ago

Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Shademaster Honeylocust Tree

Shademaster Honeylocust Tree Planting Diretions



The Shademaster Honeylocust can be planted in any soil or air condition, but it needs to be placed in a spot that receives full sun. Plant in a hole twice as wide, but just as deep as the root ball. There is no need to amend the soil. You can add mulch under the canopy, but not near the trunk, if you want to prevent weed growth, as the dappled shade will allow plant life to flourish under the canopy.


Watering: This tree can tolerate wet or dry conditions. Be sure to water the tree weekly in its young life to ensure proper growth.


Maintenance: This tree does not require any pruning, fertilizing or pest or disease management.  



Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
New home landscaping
Don Z on Sep 26, 2018
Replacing shade trees.
Sherre P on Sep 8, 2018
New home landscaping
Don Z on Sep 26, 2018
Back yard shade, little mess.
Nikki B on Sep 24, 2018
Replacing shade trees.
Sherre P on Sep 8, 2018
DOMINIC M on Aug 14, 2018
Looking for fast shade.
Patricia A on Aug 10, 2018
Need fast growing and shade .
Patricia A on Aug 10, 2018
We already have one and wanted another to put in our yard
George L on Jul 28, 2018
Because we have highly alkaline soil (8.4) and while researching trees for our area, this was one with consistently positive reviews.
Rae A on Jul 18, 2018
we have had honey locust in multiple homes
janis h on Jul 14, 2018
Back yard shade, little mess.
Nikki B on Sep 24, 2018
DOMINIC M on Aug 14, 2018
why aren't there any reviews of this tree on the website?
Shauna S on Jul 20, 2018
do the blossoms on honeylocust trees commonly affect people with seasonal allergies or hay fever in the spring and fall?
Shauna S on Jul 20, 2018

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Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3 or 4. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

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