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Paul Cereghino
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I was planning growing black locust as coppice under chestnut (either C. sativa or sativa x japonica) standards.  There has been questions posed about allelopathy of Black Locust (Robinia pseudoacacia).  Anyone seen these two grow in each others shadow with vigor?
 
tel jetson
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shoot.  I've got a lot of black locust and a lot of chestnuts, but they're rather far removed from each other.  my instinct is that the black locust allelopathy is a bit overblown, but I can't give you firsthand experience for that combination.
 
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