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Color/Appearance: Heartwood is a medium to light reddish brown. Wide sapwood is a light yellow, clearly distinguished from the heartwood. Very similar in appearance to Kentucky Coffeetree.

Grain/Texture: Grain is usually straight or slightly irregular, with a medium uneven texture. Moderate natural luster.

Sunburst Honey Lucust

  • Common Name(s): Honey Locust

    Scientific Name: Gleditsia triacanthos

    Distribution: South-central and eastern United States

    Tree Size: 65-80 ft (20-25 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1.0 m) trunk diameter

    Average Dried Weight: 47 lbs/ft3 (755 kg/m3)

    Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .60, .75

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