Juglone Tolerant Trees

Asked March 16, 2018, 2:57 PM EDT

Is Syringa Reticulata ivory silk tolerant of Black Walnut juglone? I am considering a adding Syringa Reticulata in my backyard about 60 feet away from a black walnut tree. will the Syringa Reticulata be affected by the proximity? Thank you. Glenda

Scott County Minnesota juglone sensitive shrubs and trees

1 Response

Lilacs are sensitive to the juglone. 60 ft. may not be far enough away from the walnut. Here is a link that may help you choose something else. https://hort.uwex.edu/articles/black-walnut-toxicity/