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    01 / 10 / 2014

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    Walter Reeves


This mystery tree has appeared in my landscape. I think the white pods have seeds.


  • mmfellows Apprentice says:

    I agree, Chinese tallow tree – and yes, invasive. But rather pretty!

    January 30th, 2014 at 4:35pm

  • Becky Unregistered says:

    We had a big one in our back yard in Houston. They are messy four seasons of the year. Agree you should cut it down before the pods break open and spread seedlings all over your yard.

    January 30th, 2014 at 12:09pm

  • Sue Cook Unregistered says:

    We had several Chinese tallow trees in our subdivision near Charleston. I witnessed many bluebirds feasting on the seeds. I know they are invasive trees. Many arrangements of these seed pods can be purchased at the open market in downtown Charleston.

    January 30th, 2014 at 11:24am

  • MaryB Unregistered says:

    We’re fighting an infestation of this tree on our property in Montgomery. Chinese Tallow AKA “Popcorn” tree and it seems that each bloom is an invasive seed. Get rid of it asap or your entire neighborhood will be over-run.

    January 30th, 2014 at 11:13am

  • Dick Unregistered says:

    INVASIVE!!!Cut it close to ground and saturate fresh cut stump with “Brush-B-Gone”

    January 30th, 2014 at 10:52am

  • Glenda Unregistered says:

    Extremely invasive!

    January 30th, 2014 at 10:38am

  • C. Sawczyn Unregistered says:

    We have 2 Chinese tallow trees in our yard (central Florida) that have produced nothing that looks like that. Are there any other ideas out there?

    January 30th, 2014 at 10:25am

  • e Unregistered says:

    Chinese tallow tree or popcorn tree

    January 29th, 2014 at 4:13pm

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