Re: [gardeners] Re: chipper/shredder

George Shirley (
Mon, 16 Sep 2002 11:24:56 -0500

We don't see much eucalyptus down south. Your gum trees are probably
eucalyptus or Australian Gum. The native American tree "Sweet Gum"
carries the scientific name liquidamber styraciflua L. although I have
never heard them called "liquidamber."


Ron Hay wrote:
> Hi, George,
> I kind of thought it might be liquidamber. Is that what you call sweet
> gum, or eucalyptus, which we call gum trees?
> Ron