Gum leaf mulch

Started by Geoffrey - 5072 Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Hi fellow gardeners, does any one have experience using gum leaves as mulch? How thick, does it add to the soil or rob it etc Thanks Geoffrey

Robyn - 3134 Monday, 12 September 2016

I would not recommend using gum leaves as mulch. As the leaves break down oils are released which tend to make the soil hydrophobic.

 

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