The Garden Community for Garden Lovers

By Clavius

United Kingdom Gb

what tree has thorns along branches and pods with seeds in winter. It standa approv 3 meters high. Bark has striations up trunk and is light/dark brown?



Maybe Gleditsia or Robinia - hard to say, a photo would help, particularly of the seed pods

20 Jan, 2012


Thankyou, It is !!!

20 Jan, 2012


Which of those is it?

20 Jan, 2012


Could be an acacia, which covers both thorn and pods in the question. Robinia, as bamboo suggests, is also known as false acacia. Leaves of the robinia are bright light green in the spring, which may help you id this.

22 Jan, 2012

How do I say thanks?

Answer question


Not found an answer?