[NAFEX] Butternut info needed

mIEKAL aND qazingulaza at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 09:21:38 EST 2009


I've never seen a Butternut tree in WI that didn't have canker.  We
lost all of our native butternuts on our various landholdings years
ago...  It would be interesting to know if the ones you saw in
northern WI were clean.

~mIEKAL

On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 8:16 AM, Matt Demmon <mdemmon at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> As for hardiness, I don't see many butternuts around here because of
> the canker, but I visited a friend in Wisconsin about an hour
> Northeast of Minneapolis, and the butternut trees there were weedlike,
> invading prairies and growing pretty much everywhere. I guess growing
> much like black walnut grows around here, doing well anywhere there's
> sun, decent soil, and a nut source. Don't know what zone that is, and
> can't remember the name of the town.
>
> -matt z5 se MI



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