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I agree, I would never have the heart to cut down a Magnolia, but I wouldn't plant one close to the house either.
Apr 13, From the brown stringy stuff to the tiny helicopters and funny little worm-shaped things, spring tree droppings are clogging the gutters of our streets. The Brown Stringy Things On the Ground: Oak Tree Catkins What is that brown stuff that falls from oaks trees in the spring? They are crumbly, fragile, messy, and everywhere!Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins. Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis) -- Messy fruits; drops twigs; insects feeding on leaves drip honeydew on everything below and then black, sooty mold grows on the honeydew.
Pecan (Carya illinoiensis) -- Grows way too big (70 feet tall and wide); drops nuts; prone to toppling in high winds; plagued by many insects and diseases. Mysterious piles of multi-colored pellets are usually indicative of drywood termite presence. Termite dropping piles could be drywood termite poop known as frass. Drywood frass can sometimes be different colors, depending of the color of the termites have been eating, but all drywood droppings are mostly six-sided. Apr 14, A few low maintenance trees or shrubs can be a great way to add privacy, shade, or beautiful colors to any space all year round.
Unfortunately, many popular shady trees can also come with messy seeds, fruits, berries, or pods that drop to the ground. Cleaning up the litter can be time consuming and labor intensive. No one wants that in their yard. Plus, white mulberry trees are known to be messy neighbors, and the species’ male trees emit pollen notorious for triggering allergies.
While birds love the fruit of mulberry trees- a phenomenon that will also cause unwanted messes in your yard- we must admit that we do not.