Juglone tolerance

Source: Gaia's Garden
Botanical / Species Common
Celtis Hackberry
Elaeagnus spp. Goumi, autumun olive, russian olive
Lycium barbarum Goji, Wolfberry
Ribes spp. Black, red and white currant
Solanum spp. Tomato, capsicum etc.
Source: Edible Forest Gardens
Acer spp. Maples (most)
Aleca rosea Hollyhock
Allium spp. Onions, garlic etc.
Asarum spp. Wild ginger
Asimina triloba American pawpaw
Carya spp. Pecan, hickory
Cercis canadensis Eastern redbud
Corylus spp. Hazel, filbert
Crocus sativus Saffron crocus
Cydonia oblonga Quince
Diospyrus virginiana American persimmon
Echinacia purpurea Purple coneflower
Gleditsia triacanthos Honey locust
Helianthus tuberosus Jerusalem artichoke
Morus spp. Mulberry
Quercus spp. Oak
Robinia Pseudoacacia Black locust
Rosa spp. Some roses
Rubus Raspberry
Sambucus canadiensis Elderberry
Taraxacum officinale Dandelion
Trifolium repens White clover
Source: Penn State College of Agricultural Services
Amelanchier Service berry
Clematis spp. Clematis
Cornus spp. Dogwood
Hamamellis spp. Witch Hazel
Hypericum prolificum St. Johns Wart
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia Creeper
Prunus spp. Cherry, Nectarine, Plum, Peach
Rhus spp. Sumac
Vitis Wild Grape
Wisteria spp. Wisteria
  Squash and Melons





Details  Moderately fast growing nut tree producing large edible nuts in a two part shell. Trees excrete jugulone that inhibits plant growth of most other species.
Common name  Walnut, English walnut, Persian Walnut,
Botanical name  Juglans regia
Family  Juglandaceae
Height (m)  20
Seeds / nuts / tubers  
Wind tolerance  Moderate
Shade / Sun  Full sun - part shade
Black locust

Black locust

Common name  Black locust
Botanical name  Robinia pseudoacacia
Details  Fast growing thorny tree with ground durable timber.
All parts of the plant (except the flowers) and especially the bark, should be considered to be toxic. The toxins are destroyed by heat.
Family  Fabaceae or Leguminosae
Flowers  White
Diameter  15.00
Height (m)  25
Drought tolerance  
Jugulone tolerance  
Nitrogen fixer  
Seeds / nuts / tubers  
Shade / Sun  Full sun
Wind tolerance  Moderate

Staghorn sumac

Botanical name  Rhus typhina
Family  Anacardiaceae
Details  Staghorn sumac is an ornamental plant which provides interest throughout the year; though its vigorous, suckering habit makes it unsuitable for smaller gardens. It can grow under a wide array of conditions, but is most often found in dry and poor soil on which other plants cannot survive.

Usually found in upland sites on rich soils, but it is also found in gravel and sandy nutrient-poor soils. It grows by streams and swamps, along roadsides, railway embankments and edges of woods
Diameter  6.00
Height (m)  5
Drought tolerance  
Jugulone tolerance  
Elaeagnus multiflora

Elaeagnus multiflora

Common name  Goumi, Cherry silverberry
Botanical name  Elaeagnus multiflora
Family  Elaeagnaceae
Details  All round great plant for most locations and food forest installations
Diameter  2.00
Height (m)  3
Drought tolerance  
Fruit / berries  
Jugulone tolerance  
Nitrogen fixer  
Shade / Sun  Full to part sun
Soil type  Most
Asimina triloba

Asimina triloba

Common name  American Pawpaw
Botanical name  Asimina triloba
Details  Native to north america, cold hardy fruit producer
Family  Annonaceae
Flowers  Maroon
Height (m)  4.5
Fruit / berries  
Jugulone tolerance  
Shade / Sun  Shade - part shade
Soil type  Moist free draining
Wind tolerance  Low
American cranberry bush

American cranberry bush

Common name  American cranberry bush
Botanical name  Viburnum trilobum
Family  Adoxaceae
Details  N. America. Broadly columnar, deciduous. White flowers in spring - scarlet edible fruits in autumn. Leaves red in autumn. Prefers moist and wet sites.

Fruit - raw or cooked. Juicy but acid. The fruits are rich in vitamin C, and about 8mm in diameter, containing a single large seed.
Date  August 12, 2013
Diameter  1.00
Height (m)  3.0
Flowers  White
Fruit / berries  
Jugulone tolerance  
Shade / Sun  Semi shade, Full sun
Soil type  Moist
European hazelnut

European hazelnut

Botanical name  Corylus avellana
Family  Betulaceae
Details  Broadly columnar, deciduous. Very edible hazel nuts in March with yellow autumn leaves in April. Make great windbreaks yielding nuts, small poles and rods. Coppice readily.
Wind pollinated (not self fertile)
Frost hardy
Diameter  3.00
Height (m)  5
Jugulone tolerance  
Seeds / nuts / tubers  
Soil type  Most (prefers moist)
Wind tolerance  High
Tags    nuts 

Chinese Julian hackberry

Common name  Chinese Julian hackberry
Date  August 02, 2013
Details  Broadly columnar, deciduous. Branch ends tend to droop. Prefers fertile soil. Used in street plantings. Related to Ulmus, the elm family - the leaves are similar. Fruit are rounded berry-like orange-red to purple and edible. Rare in NZ. Juglone Tolerant
Family  Ulmaceae
Height (m)  23.0
Jugulone tolerance  
Botanical name  Celtis sinensis
Shade / Sun  Full sun