Kentucky Coffee tree and hostas

janann(zone 5)July 22, 2013

I can't seem to find any info that tells me for sure if I should plant under my Kentucky Coffee tree or not. Has anyone else planted hostas under one? Or know what their root system is like? Thanks! J

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paul_in_mn(4b)

Link below has KY Coffeetree roots -- Oblique root system. Examples: Ash, hawthorn, Malus, linden, Pyrus, oaks, ginkgo, Kentucky coffeetree, bald cypress

So I would think that is positive for hostas.

Paul

Here is a link that might be useful: Roots

    Bookmark   July 22, 2013 at 5:47PM
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janann(zone 5)

Thanks Paul! I couldn't find it for sure anywhere and wanted to make sure before I started planting a huge bed. Thanks again! J

    Bookmark   July 22, 2013 at 6:01PM
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