Ivy propagating

flimpsApril 2, 2008

I have Ivy propagating across my coniferous hedge, thus hindering the hedge growth.

How can I get rid of the ivy without affecting the hedge?


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georgez5il(z5 IL)

start with physical removal then as any new growth appears at ground level use a spray bottle with round-up to finish the job.....

    Bookmark   April 2, 2008 at 10:53AM
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Thanks. I started with physical removal. Round up would not affect the hedge?

    Bookmark   April 2, 2008 at 11:04AM
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rhizo_1 (North AL) zone 7

As new growth emerges from the ivy, you can use a paint brush to apply the herbicide, or...don a couple of pairs of disposable gloves with a cheap cotten pair on top. Dip the gloves in your herbicide mixture and coat the new ivy leaves with your hands.

    Bookmark   April 2, 2008 at 12:17PM
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