Persian Honey Locust Tree Seeds (Gleditsia caspica) 5+Seeds
Gleditsia caspica, commonly known as the Caspian Locust, is native to western Asia, including Iran. In its native habitat it usually grows in mixed deciduous forest.
The etymological root of the binomial name Gleditsia is named after Johann Gottlieb Gleditsch (1714-1786) who was a German botanist and physician. Caspica is derived from the Latin referring to the Caspian Sea.
The landscape architect may find Gleditsia caspica useful as an attractive street tree due to its tolerance of urban pollution. Once established this tree is drought tolerant.
Ecologically, Gleditsia caspica is attractive to pollinating insects.
Gleditsia caspica prefers moist, fertile, well drained soils. It tolerates most pH of soil.
Gleditsia caspica requires little maintenance.