Gum Trees are a species of tree that are indigenous to Australia and very common to find in many backyards all around Australian (And very common in Victoria and NSW.
There are generally 12 different varieties and they are called ‘Gum’ trees due to the thick sap that oozes out of the trunk when they are cut or damaged.
Gum trees are a very common tree that our team at Jim’s Trees encounters either to prune or remove. They are very fast growing and can grow through many tough conditions.
If you have a gum tree, or thinking of planting a new one, the below information will act as a fantastic guide