Not all nut trees thrive in clay soil. However, walnut, heartnut, Ohio buckeye, horse chestnut, hickory and other trees with long tap roots grow well in deep, dense, clay-loam soil.
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Sandy Mitchell is an Ohio-based writer, blogger and editor. Among other projects, she writes for About.com and "The Better Drink." Before devoting herself full-time to writing, Sandy was a travel agent and cruise school instructor for 18 years. Sandy holds a Bachelors of Science in business administration from Bowling Green State University.