Locust Trees
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locust tree

Zone 80235 | Anonymous added on March 1, 2018 | Answered

can a female locust tree be sterilized to prevent seed pods?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 3, 2018

There is a chemical called dikegulac-sodium that can be applied to reduce or eliminate seed pod production in locust as well as other trees. Several products may be available, though availability may vary by state. Here is more information about managing nuisance fruit:
http://www.mortonarb.org/trees-plants/tree-and-plant-advice/horticulture-care/preventing-or-reducing-fruit-ornamental-trees

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