University of Florida

Gleditsia aquatica

Common name(s): Water Locust, Swamp Locust

Plant type: deciduous medium tree
Primary method of propagation: seed
Alternate propagation method(s): cutting, grafting/budding

Propagation by Cuttings

Time of year to take cuttings: no information
Rooting environment: no information

Propagation by Seed

Time of year to collect seed: Autumn
Time of year to sow seed: no information
Seed treatment: scarification
Preferred temperature for germination: 70-85 degrees F
Time required for germination: 6-8 weeks
Comment: Scarification in hydrogen sulfate for one hour or in water at 190 d

Propagation by Grafting

Time of year to graft: Summer
Rootstock: G. Triacanthos