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OT-PLANTS: EUCALYPTUS


From: John I Jones <jijones@ix.netcom.com>

Paul & Yvonne Tyerman wrote:
> 
I would venture that if they are in an old well
> >established grove the soil under them is so saturated with the oil from the
> >leaves that it would make growing anything under them very difficult for
> years.
> >
> >
> John,
>         I have never heard of the oils saturating the soil under a Eucalyptus
> tree.  The main reason that things don't grow well under Eucs is that they
> have VERY water-thirsty roots

Paul thanks for setting me straight. Another urban legend (Eucalyptus oil)
bites the dust. Move over Mr. Blue Gum, here come the irises....

John                     | "There be dragons here"
                         |  Annotation used by ancient cartographers
                         |  to indicate the edge of the known world.

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