[permaculture] Fw: Juglone toxicity
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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