walnut trees and vegetable plants - Knowledgebase Question

Osceola, In
Question by nancytreece
February 23, 2011
What plants can I plant near a walnut tree without killing the vegetables?
I'm growing tomatoes, peppers,zucchini,spinach,cucumbers, cantaloupe and potatoes.
What vegetables need to farther away from the walnut tree?
Thank you.
Nancy Treece


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Answer from NGA
February 23, 2011

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Allium (onions), Beans, Carrots, Corn, Melons, Squash, beets, Lima Beans, and parsnips will grow near a walnut tree. Tomatoes and Eggplants are sensitive to juglone so if you want to grow them, plant them in containers in potting soil rather than in the ground, or plant them in another garden as far away from the walnut tree as possible. Good luck with your garden!

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