Allelo-what?

Allelopathy, when a plant releases biochemicals that hinder the germination, growth or reproduction of other plants. They really take competition to the next level. Usually single specimens don’t have much effect on surrounding trees, but when they start populating an area, they can really take off! Common tree species include: Black Locust, Sugar Maple, Black […]

Allelopathy, when a plant releases biochemicals that hinder the germination, growth or reproduction of other plants. They really take competition to the next level.

Usually single specimens don’t have much effect on surrounding trees, but when they start populating an area, they can really take off!

Common tree species include: Black Locust, Sugar Maple, Black Walnut, Southern Red Oak, Black Cherry and American Sycamore.

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