The Best Fertilizer for Locust Trees

Both honey locust and black locust trees respond well when young to an autumn application of compost, aged manure paired with bone meal, or to commercially-prepared tree fertilizer, usually 10-10-10. All locust trees are extremely tolerant of poor soil conditions.

Keywords: honey locust, black locust, tree fertilizer, soil conditions

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Melissa Jordan-Reilly has been a writer for 20 years, both as a newspaper reporter and as an editor of nonprofit newsletters. Among the publications in which she has published are, "The Winsted Journal," "Taconic" and "Compass Magazine." A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Jordan-Reilly also pursues sustainable agriculture techniques and tends a market garden at her Northwestern Connecticut home.