Southern Magnolia leaves allelopathic?

arauquoia(z7b GA)May 30, 2007

Are the leaves of the Southern Magnolia allelopathic?

I use them as a mulch sometimes (say, around vegetables), and I'm wondering if that is counter-productive.

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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

I don't believe that the leaves have allelopathic properties, but wood chips from magnolia have proved to inhibit the germination of certain seeds.

    Bookmark   June 12, 2007 at 9:48AM
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