Concern about Black Walnuts?

woodrose711May 19, 2010

over the last few years, I've been noticing more and more black walnuts growing in my woods. Should I be concerned about the juglone secretion from the roots/fallen leaves killing off the present flora? at this point, it would be nearly impossible to eradicate them.

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civilengr3(6a NE.TN)

My woods is absolutely full of black walnuts, many mature 50 year old trees, with most being in the 20-year old range. No noticeable loss of foliage. In fact I have many ferns and other native plants growing very close to the walnut trees. Since the walnuts are a native species, native plants typical don't have a problem with them. And, when they mature they will be worth a lot of money for logging.

    Bookmark   May 24, 2010 at 9:59AM
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I've always read not to plant mountain laurel within 50 feet of a black walnut tree.

    Bookmark   February 21, 2012 at 10:05PM
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