Evergreen schrubs that can grow near Black Walnut Tree

Asked November 1, 2016, 7:53 PM EDT

Can I plant cherry Laurel's close, but not under neath a black walnut tree? If not, do you have suggestions of evergreen schrubs that will do well?

Baltimore Maryland

1 Response

Junipers, Arborvitaes and our native 'Red Cedar' (Juniperus virginiana) are evergreens that show resistance to juglone.

Cherry Laurel (Prunus laurocerasus) is susceptible. Here is our page that discusses the matter in more detail:
https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/walnut-wilt-juglone-trees-and-shrubs

And another list: http://www.johnson.k-state.edu/docs/lawn-and-garden/in-house-publications/trees-shrubs/Landscaping%2...

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