This is a dwarf, male tree that grows in an upright form. Deeply bi-lobed leaves purportedly resemble butterflies with jade green wings, hence the cultivar name. Foliage turns a uniform and very showy golden yellow in autumn. Excellent dwarf tree for small areas of the landscape.
Very upright growth habit with male specimens and little more round at the top with females. Fan shaped leaves of a soft green colour during summer time, turning a nice golden yellow in fall time. On females specimens only the fruits are in shape of small yellow prunes. It has good resistance to pollution. Use alone or as an alignment tree.
At first, this cultivar has branches that spread almost horizontally. Later, they hang down. This produces a broad weeping shape. Fan shaped leaves of a soft green colour during summer time, turning a nice golden yellow in fall time. It has good resistance to pollution. Pruning usually done to shape the tree and must be done in spring time. Use as a specimen in small gardens.
A lovely ornamental tree, Gleditsia triacanthos 'Ruby Lace' has ruby-red, fine young leaves which gradually darken to an attractive bronze-green as they age. The brightly coloured young leaves are eye-catching and contrast well with the older, darker foliage. An elegant garden tree! It tolerates well atmospheric pollution. "
Globular shape tree with a wide, flat top well spaced out. Its dark green foliage in summer turns yellow in fall a little late. It is a fruitless tree and grows faster than the species. It seems to have a good resistance to de-icing salt.
Upright growth habit and irregular in shape, almost pyramidal. Its dark green foliage turns yellow in fall. It gives only a small amount of flowers and fruits (of no concern). This fast growing tree resists to de-icing salt. Use as a specimen.