[Fwd: Crops from street trees]

permed at nor.com.au permed at nor.com.au
Sat Mar 10 21:38:01 EST 2001

>7) Consider nut trees as street plantings. One thing going for nuts is that,
>with the edible part safely enclosed in a shell, they are not susceptible to
>contamination by vehicle exhaust.

Also consider public liability factors - some nuts are very hard and 

round and could easily cause accidents - council or the designer could be 
liable - things like macadamias would be better placed in grassy 
parklands than near hard surface footpaths
Robyn F

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