Nitrogen Fixing Trees

Certain leguminous trees can produce large quantities of nutricious pods that have been used as food and fodder for people and their animals for centuries. Typically high in both sugars and proteins they can be made into flour and used in breads, soups and other cooking.

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Nitrogen Fixing Trees

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Certain leguminous trees can produce large quantities of nutricious pods that have been used as food and fodder for people and their animals for centuries. Typically high in both sugars and proteins they can be made into flour and used in breads, soups and other cooking.

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Nitrogen Fixing Trees
Evergreen leguminous tree produces large one -foot long dark brown sweet pods that are chewed on by children or ground to a flour and used to make a delicious and nutritious addition to baked goo...
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Nitrogen Fixing Trees
This shrub, which often forms thickets on riverbanks and islands, can be weedy or invasive in the northeast. Another False Indigo (A. herbacea) has whitish to blue-violet flowers in fan-like masses...
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These Hershey Seedlings will produce high quality pods similar, but not identical, to the grafted trees. They will take about 10 years to come into fruiting production. Hershey is an excellent ...
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Nitrogen Fixing Trees
Drought-resistant. Tolerant of pollution. Adaptable to a variety of soils. With its reputation as a tough species, the Kentucky coffee tree is an excellent choice for parks, golf courses and other ...
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Nitrogen Fixing Trees
Known as Pea Shrubs or Trees (if they get large enough), the Caragana species are in the Legume Family, and they really do produce edible pods and peas. They are edible, fix-nitrogen, attract benef...
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Deciduous Trees
Beautiful quick growing leguminous tree is native from South Dakota to New Orleans and Texas, and east to western Massachusetts. Can grow up to 60 to 100 feet tall and has a hard wood that polishes...
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Locust
This improved low thorn high production variety produces very sweet pods that are said to have a melon like flavor. Origin New York state.
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Locust
Very high sugar content at 36% dry weight this variety won first place in a contest held by the Tennessee Valley Authority back in 1934. Tree named for the owner of the land where it originated.
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Locust
Excellent producer of large, sweet pods on a low thorn tree. Said to have a 16 pod per pound average weight. Named after John W Hershey who long ago did survey trials that showed honey locust pod...
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Nitrogen Fixing Trees
Select grafted variety of honey locust from the farm of David Millwood near Lake Junuluska, North Carolina. Mostly thornless tree is very productive of large nutritious pods that have been tested...
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 Widely planted ornamental medium-small leguminous tree has feathery foliage that casts a light dappled shade. The fragrant and fluffy pink flowers literally drip with nectar, are very numerous and...
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