Can I Prevent Sugar Gum Tree from Growing Seed Balls?

How can I prevent sugar gum tree balls?

By Bob from Magnolia, TX

March 26, 20110 found this helpful

About the only thing I can think of is to remove the tree. You could call your ag. extension service, but I don't know that you can prevent an existing flowering plant from making seeds. There may or may not be varieties that do not make the balls, but what you have is what you've got right now.

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Anonymous Flag
March 25, 20160 found this helpful

call a lawn service and have the tree sprayed in the fall.

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Anonymous Flag
May 14, 20160 found this helpful

A vasecto-tree?

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