Sow the Seed. Unripe fruit can be crushed and soaked in alcohol to make a medicinal tincture. Earlier in the late fall, I caught a squirrel eating them from above me as I walked under the tree, depositing crumbs on my sweater. I’ve never heard of a gumball tree so was looking it up and found this site. parasites. The freezer and took them out when I had time in several months..then just added them to a jar hole. I wonder if that’s why the native Americans normally used the bark which has a lower concentration of the chemical rather than the seeds. I do know know if these are toxic, so please do some research. Although sweetgum trees are often planted as street trees, they have shallow roots that can lift sidewalks and curbs. The distinctive seed pods are one way to easily identify a sweet gum tree. I spice it up with lots of cinnamon and honey. The pods are also difficult to collect unless you find a tree with low-hanging fruit, as it were. I’ll find a use for them yet. Are there no reports of the seeds being edible for humans? https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4441155/. It’s best to plant them in maintained areas where you’ll be cleaning up the seed pods. Children call them gumballs or stickerballs, and it’s rare to find a child with a sweetgum growing nearby that hasn’t had an unpleasant experience with the spiky pods. Use gumballs instead of darts to break balloons There are safe ways to experiment with wild foods that I learned because I am so poor. We have not been able to find any info and are tired of looking at the bare ground under the trees where even expensive grasses won’t grow. There are other, tastier ways to naturally boost your immune system. Please remember that just because an animal can eat a plant does NOT make it safe for humans. Otherwise, I may use some of the trees in a hugelkultur project within my larger permaculture project. The bark can be used to make a medicinal tea. After that time, you may sow the seeds including the inert filler. Gum tree leaves are koala’s main food source, and restoring bushland and forest habitat razed in the 2019-2020 fires is key to their long-term survival in New South Wales state. I have a 25 year old Sweet Gum in front of my house, planted by the developer in the tree belt. Amazon.com: gum tree seeds - Free Shipping by Amazon. The American sweetgum trees are classified as Liquidambar styraciflua according to plant taxonomy. Has anyone ever heard of that? and covered with 100 prof everclear for 6 months .strain and use . I have several in my yard and don’t want to burn them. Choose ones that have not yet opened since... 2. email me. Sweetgums need a location in full sun or partial shade. Dampen the mixture, put in a zip-lock bag labeled and dated, and place in the refrigerator for four to six weeks. We have many, many sweet gum trees in the woods on our 10 acres. The lemon-scented gum tree is another variety. To read a scientific study on the medicinal side of the species go here. I am wondering if the ripe pods have medicinal value left in them. Sweet Gum bark and  leaves have some but the highest concentration is in the infertile seeds. WWF Testing Gum Tree Seed-Dropping Drones #drone #droneday The World Wildlife Fund aims to boost koala numbers by regenerating bushland, from Reuters : Gum tree leaves are koala’s main food source, and restoring bushland and forest habitat razed in the 2019-2020 fires is key to their long-term survival in New South Wales state. I tried the SPCA’s toxic & nontoxic lists and it wasn’t listed under sweet gum or liquid amber. One thing for sure I am tried of raking them up my self and thinking about cutting it down, if it is no use for nothing. Sweet gum trees (Liquidambar styraciflua) are a common sight in the eastern United States and in several Central American and southern Mexican regions. If we could, We could become Rich in a very short time! Germination instructions are included with each seed packet. The barbs are carried to new locations when they latch onto animals' fur. I live near a sweet gum forest in South Carolina, and enjoy the beautiful luna moths that it supports. of seeds to 2 to 3 tablespoons (30 to 45 mL.) The internet has made this very much safer, but it is still better to learn first hand from someone experienced. From shop UnderTheSunSeeds. Cut the bark. As an odd side note, we were hit by an f4/f5 tornado a year and a half ago. In some flu infections it is your body’s response to the flu that kills you rather than the flu directly. Reply. Hope it will not growback next spring. The tree can, like baldcypress, grow a grand basal trunk buttress. Outstanding summer and fall foilage. Tamiflu, or chemically said, oseltamivir phosphate, is made from the star anise tree, Illicium verum, a native of China. METHOD OF PREPARATION: Slashed to the cambium, sap will leak out and harden. of filler such as perlite, vermiculite or sand. He said that the trees are putting out little low branches and that indicates stress. As kids growing up in the 60’s we would collect the gum from gashes in the sweet gum tree and chew it just like chewing gum . The Fruitless Sweetgum tree is a great solution for having to deal with those prickly Sweetgum balls each year. The husk is relatively smooth until it rots with age and falls off the nut shell – and that SHELL is rough as any corncob and almost as hard as rock. Praise it for all it has done. Hi, I live in SC. In the end, I have realized that I have been defeated; therefore, I am always trying to find “creative” to coerce/entice/manipulate others to help me rake them up. Higher percent spirits would be even better…we have 153 proof (76.5%) available in Florida, and 180 proof (95%) is available in Georgia and some other states. I hated mine, until I learned about its medicinal value. Green seeds are 3% shikimic acid. of filler such as perlite, vermiculite or sand. Blue Gum Tree Lane image by LauraSA from Fotolia.com Without eucalyptus trees, Australia's wildlife, like the koala and kookaburra, would have trouble surviving; and, since didgeridoos-- Aboriginal instruments--are made chiefly from eucalyptus wood, the music of Australia's Aborigines might have a decidedly different sound. Any recommendations on how to go about using this stuff? They are too much work and agrivation to keep them picked up or raked up. In Atlanta one year I embedded toothpicks in them and covered a Styrofoam cone with them, lightly sprayed the whole thing with gold paint and stuck tiny colored ornaments between the balls. Mary does not pretend to be a doctor or know-all, and if you ask about substitutes because of allergies or health issues, she will tell you what she knows and often includes those issues (without names) in future videos. Last year, since I have been researching wild edibles, I did learn about the sap once being used for chewing gum, but I have yet to try it. Hello So, the Sweet Gum tree allows us to have a renewable domestic source of the key ingredient of Tamiflu. Thanks all for the comments. thinking of chopping half of it to better controll the birds. Once established, sweetgums need very little care. Ha! The downside to growing a sweetgum tree is the seed pods. Sweet gum balls are the seeds that fall from sweet gum trees. I guess I had more spare time in those days. American sweetgum seeds are eaten by eastern goldfinches, purple finches, sparrows, mourning doves, northern bobwhites and wild turkeys. We are surrounded by many. I wondered about the edibility of the ‘beans’ and found little information. My Dad keeps calling the one growing in his front yard a Red Maple. To cold stratify eucalyptus tree seeds, mix together 1 teaspoon (5 mL.) Propagation by seed occurs readily. You might want to try only a drop to make sure no alegers. One of the best native trees for fall color. I’ve just strained my sweetgum ball tincture, and was wondering: Can the remaining plant matter be dried and powdered for medicinal purposes? Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips! makes a good fire wood–does not split well after it gets dried–pick the green balls-cut in half place in a quart canning jar cover with vodka let sit 2-6 weeks strain –use a dropper of tincture to a cup of hot water–the vodka will evaporate,sweeten with honey -enjoy your tea–good flu remedy–bird or swine–. Can anyone provide tips on the best practice for harvesting the gum? It’s called Sweet Gum to separate it from a different species altogether, the Black Gum,  Nyssa sylvatica, which is extremely sour and bitter. It sounds like a paw paw tree if you’re still wondering from 2013. But, to the question: Is it possible to recycle sweet gum balls? There are 136 gum tree seeds for sale on Etsy, and they cost $6.58 on average. Summer shade and vibrant fall leaf color are merits of the sweet gum tree (Liquidambar styraciflua). I spent the night with ANdy FIrk whom enlightened me on such knowledge…now the preparation…I’ll see if 7 song or Susan Marynowski have any ideas. Fruit, compound, round, 40 to 60 capsules, each with one or two seeds. If I had found any reference like that I would have included it. My latest efforts have been tapping my 5 maples for maple syrup. The black gum (Nyssa sylvatica) is a deciduous tree that is originally from the United States.It is favored for its brilliant fall foliage and its winter form, which displays attractively dropping branches over time. The tree grows best in areas with an average temperature of 60 ° F (15 ° C). $5.00. Crystalization of oseltamivir phosphate, the active ingredient in Tamiflu. A product called Florel which is a Growth Regulator, is reported to work well… if you apply it at the right time. This is typical for sweet gum trees. Without the right PH balance your tree won’t be able to uptake sufficient iron. No its not to late I put mine i. My question is what do I do with the red ball that falls from the sweet gum tree. Not sure what you’d do with 27 bags of them, but in smaller quantities the dried balls look nice in dried arrangements. “nothing”, she said. Are the seed pods toxic? Also my tree has seeds like large grains of sand that blow around the yard but not every year. Small mammals such as chipmunks, red squirrels and gray squirrels also enjoy the fruits and seeds. Nobody I have read have any suggestion can you tell me what to do with them when they fall from the tree please. Does anyone know where I can find / buy sweet gum oil? There are a LOT of channels to find pro-biotic food recipes, including what Mary shows. the fruits, the tree itself or the seeds? Google sweet gum USDA and you will get maps showing the range of the tree. Not that I know of. I was wondering if they would kill the plants they were put around? I live in Southwest Texas and I’d love to have some seeds. I put the seed pods around a shrub and it killed the shrub. Wheatgrass Seed (RAW Organic Wheatgrass) FOR Sale 2KG R150.00 Wheatgrass helps in throwing the toxins from the body and helps in boosting the cell regeneration. If I ever cook any again, I will change the water at least twice during the process, then rinse them again before reheating any leftovers! Have a contest to see who can collect the most gumballs in a given time frame (ten minutes). I am wondering if he just wanted the job! Eucalyptus Globulus, Tasmanian Blue Gum, Tree 50 Seeds (Fast Fragrant Evergreen) 2.5 out of 5 stars 12. They drop an abundance of leaves that need raking, and gumballs fall from the tree over a period of months. Be sure to include : – Seeds for the tiny birds that can work their beaks into those little holes (big birds don’t try) ), just found this paper (national institutes of health funded research): They root easily. What about the balls for mulch? but the green fruit of the sweet gum in an alcohol solution are, depending on dosage, as good as tamiflu to shorten and end the flu. The sticky or gummy sap of sweet gums serves a purpose for the tree. One night after the seasonal wind that causes all of the balls to drop at once, I took her outside and positioned her looking down the sidewalk and asked her what she saw … You painfully find them with your feet. Then there are injections, and a soil drench. Styrax is Dead Latin for gum, fluxus for flowing. That led to finding special treatments. Still want to buy sweet gum balls? I used to chew/eat the raw stems of the leaves of the Sweet Gum tree when I was a child. Thanks for writing. I will definitely get the wet vac out this weekend ! Once you have a fruiting tree, an entirely new variety of benefits is available to you. Soil Type: Prefers moist, well-drained, deep soils. It will burn when it is dry but it does not burn hot like oak or poplar for example. The Black Gum tree is an excellent street tree in residential areas. You could also potentially make a decoction (simmered tea) with the plant parts, but the unripe pods would only be available at a certain time of year. 2) how can imake a 20% flavour alcohol out of it? Sheila, Black gum is an excellent choice to add autumn color to your garden. Later I read that the sap is a mild narcotic and we teased him about it. ideas come from goofy suggestions. It is native to northeastern Australia. A wet vac !!!! I read your blog there and what you have could possibly by a black walnut tree and not sweet gum. By using this site you agree to the use of cookies. It was all ways sweet to my taste in East Texas. Use the water hose. yes, the roots can be an issue…. It is also a valuable lumber. Meaning, don’t boil them, just pour boiling water over them or you will destroy the vitamins. Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. I am not a tree expert by any means. See reply. Gumtree is the first site for free classifieds ads in the UK. The leaves are also great to line the floor of a duck house ..their fragrance helps with odors. So certainly this would be one good approach when flu infection has occurred. Neighbor finally had a nice garden. If you have an outdoor fire pit or cook stove, they burn really well. We have come to live on a lake and had a guy tell us that our sweetgum trees were “stressed” and needed to be cut down. Botanically the Sweet Gum is Liquidambar styraciflua. I harvested green balls, set them on a tray and let them dry. Yes, Hostas and Orange Stone Crop Sedum love it under my Sweet Gum tree. Yes, you can use the wood to burn. have found the best way to cultivate the spiny buggers is to use the wet vac and collect them. The You cannot split sweetgum with the usual maul or wedge and hammer. From TreeHelp.com, you can buy Nyssa sylvatica: Black Gum or Tupelo Seeds online in the USA at best prices, 30-day returns and free shipping over $100. We recently had a problem with our septic system. It usually involves soaking crushed green Sweet Gum fruits in alcohol to make a red tincture. Water sweetgum trees regularly until they are well-established and growing. Offered is a packet of 200 seeds (includes chaff) with propagation notes. So, I gathered a bunch of pods, shelled out a cup or so of the beans and boiled them for what eventually became at last 2 hours, until they were soft enough to eat. The seeds contained within all those spikes are anticonvulsant and have possible applications for epilepsy. Sweet gum seeds are eaten by many species of birds, including goldfinch, purple finch, sparrows, mourning doves, wild turkey, northern bobwhite, and wood duck, as well as by squirrels and chipmunks. Our big challenge is keeping them healthy. Ed. fun and less messy. They have RNA not DNA. Use a gumball in place of an egg in a spoon race, it’s just as much Infertile seeds of the Sweet Gum tree contain shikimic acid at 2.4-3.7%. wide. and brought them inside as ornaments. The gumballs cling to the tree throughout the winter and drop to the ground in the spring. They are very toxic to other plants. ken hart. thank you Please write back or email me for the answer, I replied earlier in the blog about the sweet gum and the black walnut. Find a seeds on Gumtree , the #1 site for classifieds ads in the UK. The gum arabic tree is a low branching, small, and spiny tree, which grows up to 7-15 m in height with a girth of about 1.3 m (Kew Gardens, 2016; Duke, 1983). The Sedum is taller than most Hostas, so plant it next to the tree…then ring it with Hostas. I don’t see any wild life eating the seeds here in Quakertown, PA, and they hurt my feet when I try to walk across the lawn. These seeds are often called porcupine balls because they are covered in small barbs. (lick-wid-AM-bar  sty-rass-ih-FLOO-uh.) The water tupelo is also called "cotton gum" for its cottony new growth. I hope this helps. wide. I would guess you had a frost at just the right time to freeze the bloom, especially if fruits come back the next year. Gumtree. Buyers should read the disclaimer below. Thanks. Anyone know of a way to treat the tree to prevent the balls from being produced without harming the tree. Will wait till the winter and half of it will be gone. Baeuerlens Gum: Dipton-11: Susceptible to gum tree weevil: Barberi: Barbers Gum: Southland-8: Variable. I work for a wildlife rehabilitation organization called Four Lakes Wildlife Center in Madison WI. My grandmother would use sweet gum twigs to chew on and brush her teeth. Love the sweet gum tree for the shade and fall colors but do not like the balls. If I were to make a tincture of this plant, I would collect the unripe fruits or unfertile seeds, whichever one you want to try, chop them up and pack a small jar about halfway with the plant material, and cover with 100 proof (50%) vodka. Buy and sell almost anything on Gumtree classifieds. love the shade in summer and the red colour in the fall. Thank you ! I found this fascinating when I realized. Found it today as I was looking for options regarding handling the annual dropping of my Gum Tree balls. Check out http://www.baganut.com for picking up the fruit that falls. Most of the small, black seeds contained within the gumballs do not germinate, but are eaten by squirrels and birds. During flu season, a daily tea made from pine, rose hips, echinacea, sage, and/or other anti-microbial and immune boosting herbs can go a long way toward prevention. Among them is Tamiflu. TIME OF YEAR: Flowers later spring, fruits in summer, persists in winter. Viruses are little packets of chemicals that can’t reproduce on their own. can you use the wood for burning in a fireplace?? I’ve also used the young leaves to steam extract sweetgum essential oil. My books refer to the “balsamic juices” of the plant, but not which part the juices are taken from? You painfully find them with your feet. Did you hurt its feelings? It’s September and they will over winter as cocoons, so I hope the leaves stay good until they start spinning their cocoons! Every Spring I would need to rake up those godforsaken things to the tune of 27-30 large lawn and leaf bags. I don’t find the nutmeat to be bitter, but it has a definitely different flavor than mild English walnuts. tincture of the green husk of the nut,kills virus,mold, bacteria,mildew, They have very strong and immediate immune systems that overwhelm the body while fighting the disease. 50 Seeds Sal Seeds Shorea robusta shala tree. I am going to macerate the seeds with young pine tips to make an antiseptic! Coincidentally, we can’t sustain any grass in the tree belt or in the front portion of the lawn near to this tree. Despite its name the gum is not sweet. Their caterpillars eat the leaves. I think the dificulty of separating the seeds from the unripe pod is why the whole fruit is crushed and packed in. Sprinkle a pinch of the seed/chaff over the surface of the mix. Sweetgum trees (Liquidambar styraciflua) look spectacular in fall when their leaves turn brilliant shades of scarlet, yellow, orange, or purple. is it poisonous? Mature leaves are 4 to 7 inches (10 to 18 cm.) A home remedy,chain saw? The prime ingredient is shikimic acid. In Japanese website I saw the seeds of sweet gum (although it’s not Liquidambar styraciflua but Chinese sweet gum L. formosana) contains sweet taste and thus had been eaten in Korean Peninsula. 4.5 out of 5 stars (5,109) 5,109 reviews $ 6.99 FREE shipping Favorite Add to Sweet Gum Tree Seed Pod, Witches Ball, Witches Burr, Alligator Wood, Qty of 50 CypressWoodsArt. Well… anythime but the sap thickens so it’s not like maple sap per se, and the flavor is strong. My father-in-law, who grew up in east Texas and was very straitlaced, would never even have a glass of wine or beer, used to say that when he was young, he and his friends used to chew the sap from the sweetgum, though he didn’t know why. Bitter at first, but you get used to them. Nobody wanted them, we asked, so we burned them, year after year. ;-) Linda Achberger. I had a botonist friend who does this, and she uses it in the place of Tamiflu☺️. I like her because she is a small channel and very quick to answer any questions, even if it’s to say “I don’t know”. Shop now for over 500 species of tree and shrub seeds for sale. Thanks in advance! Although I have been trying to find out what my tree is also. at a party. If you collect some for cooking, make sure there are no little insect holes in them before you store them. Lunas eat many types of leaves (birch, walnut, sumac, hickory and a few others), but mine really prefer hickory and sweet gum. You don’t need to fertilize them every year, although they appreciate some general purpose fertilizer or compost every few years. Gumtree is the first site for free classifieds ads in the UK. Germination may occur in 1 week or as long as 3 months (depending on the species). Perhaps we could market them??? https://youtu.be/Br8UvGTKyWM. Is it true that the sap has a narcotic effect? If you ever tried to split one, you would know why. Our tree and shrub seeds are carefully hand-selected for quality and packaged. Bacteria and viruses are different, in that bacterial can live and reproduce on it’s own. It does have medicinal uses, however. The sap flows out then thickens. Fertile seeds are black with wings on either side, infertile seeds are yellow and wingless. I would like to add them to my compost pile ? Mary’s Nest is a YT channel that does not pretend to be other than a cooking channel, but she does put out there some recipes she has learned about (and she gives due credit) for health-boosting foods and drinks. The only edible part of the tree is the dried sap which makes a fragrant, bitter chewing gum. For best results, you may want to start one from seed in the desired site or choose a young sapling where the taproot will be shorter. The autumn show continues into late fall and early winter, and these stately shade trees are worth planting just to enjoy this fall color. 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