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What are the spiky balls called?
Last Updated: 31st March, 2020
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Similarly, you may ask, what tree drops round spiky balls?
Similarly, are sweet gum balls poisonous? Sweet Gum Trees They bloom with inconspicuous, yellowish-green flowers in the spring that turn to seedpods -- which are often called gumballs -- in the fall. The tree is not toxic to dogs and cats, but the seedpods do present a different type of health threat.
Similarly, you may ask, what are sweet gum balls?
Sweet gum fruits are spiky green balls that turn brown through winter and fall to the ground November through May. They are 1 3/4 inches in diameter and have prickly points that open to let the seeds out. Two winged seeds fall from each hole and there are 50 per ball.
How do I get rid of spiky balls in my yard?
How to Clean Sweet Gum Balls From Lawn
- Pick up the sweet gum balls by hand while wearing a pair of gardening gloves.
- Rake the sweet gum balls into a pile with a standard leaf rake.
- Roll over your lawn with a rolling nut picker-upper like the Nut Wizard or Pecan Picker Upper.
- Donate your sweet gum balls to fellow gardeners or crafty neighbors.