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Diary of a Red Gum May-December 2016

The red gum in our street started 2016 with a high volume of healthy buds, but these were steadily lost in windy storms through the year. After the tree dropped its eighth branch in 12 months, in May the Council … Continue reading

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Diary of a red gum — October 2015

Catch up time to complete the red gum diary! In early October, the red gum lost a close neighbouring tree, when the adjacent red-flowering gum Corymbia ficifolia was removed after it succumbed to an infestation of borers, dying in a … Continue reading

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Diary of a Red Gum – August & September 2015

Stormy and windy winter weather continued into August, causing a constant rain of debris from the red gum in our street. The fallen material included small branches and twigs, with green mature buds, green-brown mature fruit still holding seed, and … Continue reading

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