[permaculture] Fw: Juglone toxicity

mIEKAL aND dtv at mwt.net
Fri May 23 11:10:56 EDT 2008

I have Hybrid American Chestnuts & Chinese Chestnuts growing within  
feet of Black Walnut, Buartnut & Carpathian Walnuts.  A lot of the  
trees are more than 15 years old.  Have not noticed anything awry  
other than a bit of attrition from Chestnut blight..


On May 22, 2008, at 2:14 PM, Lisa Rollens wrote:

> Hi All,
> I seem to have encountered conflicting data and wondered if anyone  
> out there had any experience, one way or the other, with this.  In  
> Edible Forest Gardens, in the list of plants negatively affected by  
> juglones, on page 555, Castanea spp. are listed (chestnuts).
> Yet, on another website:  http://www.npr.org/programs/talkingplants/why/2002/walnutguide.html 
>  , Castanea spp. are listed as "tolerant" of black walnut toxicity.
> So, does anyone have any real experience with both trees together.   
> I have several chestnut seedlings and want to plant them in my yard,  
> which is full of mature black walnuts.  But I definitely don't want  
> to lose the chestnuts...or retard their growth.
> Please, share your experiences, if you have them.  Thanks!
> Lisa, in the Mo Ozarks, USA
> ____________________________

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