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would anyone like some honey locust pods/seeds?

 
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We have an area where the pods fall (from a tree on the fence line with a neighbor)that we like to keep mowed so we usually pick them up and toss to the edge of the woods or to the goats across the fence.  This year I thought it would be just as easy to put them in a box and ship if anyone is interested?  It's honey locust  the one with the big big thorns.  

Give it some serious thought before saying yes as some folks really hate this tree as much as permies may love it.

They are for free and just in the states.

Check out the links at the bottom of this page called 'similar threads' for more information on honey locust.
 
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I would Love some to plant here. I have been able to find a local source here. I can be reached via email at ajdidonato45@hotmail.com
 
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Anthony DiDonato wrote:I would Love some to plant here. I have been able to find a local source here. I can be reached via email at ajdidonato45@hotmail.com


They've been on the ground all winter now...no one asked for any back in october when I posted so I didn't pick them up...I'm mowing over them and it looks like many of them have bug holes  through the pod into the seed.

I'll try  to pick up some fresh ones in the fall and post again here when I do.
 
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I have 30 acres of tote berry and mesquites so another thorn plant might as well with all the cacti.  Diversity one my land is a lot of pricks for the vegetation.  I just wonder how well it will grown on a caliche rock with little water on my part.
 
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if you get some in the fall I would still love to get them. Thanks for your reply
 
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I'm kicking around the living fence hedgerow. Any pods available?
 
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I'm also interested in some seeds if/when they are available! :)
 
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I'm sorry.......I lost track of this thread, will try to pick them up as soon as they fall in september/october and send them out then.

I just now walked through them to put the neighbors goat back in their pen...they have been on the ground all winter again and there is a tiny hole through the pod at each seed.  I'm afraid they won't be viable seed?  ...and I don't think I should risk exporting whatever critter is doing the damage.

I know some of the seeds must survive because they sprout all over the garden and yard.

I've got a 'watch' on this thread again now...I'll post when I have some pods gathered up in the fall.

 
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I would love some too, Judith!

In your experience, has honeylocust been good forage for pollinators? I read very mixed things on the internet
 
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Judith Browning wrote:I'm sorry.......I lost track of this thread, will try to pick them up as soon as they fall in september/october and send them out then.

I just now walked through them to put the neighbors goat back in their pen...they have been on the ground all winter again and there is a tiny hole through the pod at each seed.  I'm afraid they won't be viable seed?  ...and I don't think I should risk exporting whatever critter is doing the damage.

I know some of the seeds must survive because they sprout all over the garden and yard.

I've got a 'watch' on this thread again now...I'll post when I have some pods gathered up in the fall.



That hole is from a little creature that completely guts the seed shell.  Any with that hole in them are no good.

I put a picture of them and a kind of smushed one of the creature here:  Honey locust with holes...
 
She'll be back. I'm just gonna wait here. With this tiny ad:
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