[permaculture] Re: paulownias

Karen Kellogg garuda2 at comcast.net
Thu Dec 4 22:02:46 EST 2003


Kevin--

     what zones, ie, how cold can the Paulownias survive??

                               thanks, karen

On Thursday, December 4, 2003, at 09:56 PM, Kevin Topek wrote:

> As far as I know and have researched, Paulownias are not nitrogen 
> fixers.
> They do not have any leguminous properties and I can find no reference 
> to a
> symbiotic bacterial relationship (nitrogen fixation). It appears they 
> are
> being touted worldwide as a rapidly growing hardwood. I found them to 
> be
> charming weeds.
>
> Kevin




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