Jas Foley wrote:I have 10 acres, but due to deer and rabbit populations nearby I decided to chip off a 70x70 chunk to start with as a nucleus. All sand, about 8 inches down is hard pan, my question is, if I plant honey locust and black locust trees in this area to get the ball rolling, how effective will they be at breaking up the hard pan?
Bryant RedHawk wrote:Most people that plant black locust end up cursing the day they did it because if you want something like fruit trees to replace it, good luck, black locust has allopathic tendencies.
The one plus side of Black Locust is that it makes long lasting fence posts.
Honey Locust is just a little more friendly than its cousin, it is much slower to spread but it will spread if given enough time.