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PAL Question 

What could cause sinus allergy symptoms every December?

Answer 

According to Thomas Ogren's book, Allergy Free Gardening , the genera Alnus, Baccharis, Casuarina, Festuca, Pennisetum, Juglans, Poa, Tamarix, Taxodium, Thujopsis, Xylosma, Zelkova, and palm trees all produce pollen during December.

(Source: Ogren, T.L., Allergy-Free Gardening: The revolutionary guide to healthy landscaping , 2000, pp.262-265)

Also check out Allergy Free Gardening website.

This article on Low-Allergy Gardens has some tips on allergy-friendly landscapes.

Keywords Zelkova, Xylosma, Thujopsis, Taxodium, Tamarix, Poa, Pennisetum, Casuarina, Baccharis, Festuca, Juglans, Alnus, Palms, Allergies
Season Winter
Date 2007-04-02

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December 12 2014 11:33:47