Re: [gardeners] A primer on sweetgum trees

George Shirley (
Mon, 16 Sep 2002 11:25:57 -0500

Never noticed the turpentine smell myself but you could be right.


Ron Hay wrote:
> Hi, again,
> And those trees are murder on sidewalks, even if they are only one of a
> handfull of trees that turn color in I guess you do mean
> liquidamber, the leaves of which tree smell sort of like turpentine
> when  you crush them in your hands.
> Ron