Verticillium Wilt

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VERTICILLIUM WILT Verticillium Wilt is a fungal disease affecting over 400 species of plants. It is spread by infection through wounds, which can occur naturally via contaminated soil and wind, or artificially, such as through unsanitary pruning practices between infected plants.  Verticillium Wilt kills by interrupting plant vascular systems, thereby preventing the transport of food, water and nutrients.

Landscaping Under Walnut Trees

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Walnut trees naturally produce a chemical called Juglone, which inhibits or prevents the growth of other plants. Juglone is found in Walnut leaves, fruits and other parts. Many plants are intolerant of Juglone, making landscaping under Walnuts a real challenge. If allowed, Juglone can build up in the soil to levels toxic to other plants.  When planting underneath Walnut trees, …