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help !! help !! native fla ferns are infested with weeds !!

Posted by Ladylooptloop none (My Page) on
Thu, Nov 8, 12 at 14:13

I have a beautiful patch of native Florida Sword ferns just on the South end of a hill. I have nurtured these ferns for sometime but recently I have literally broken my back pulling out WEEDS and some type of stickly "quick growing" vine that is taking over the ferns. I cant pull them out fast enough.

Is there a weed killer that I can put on the ferns that will kill the weeds and vine without harming the ferns?

Has anyone had this problem before and how did you manage it?


Tampa, Florida

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RE: help !! help !! native fla ferns are infested with weeds !!

It would be helpful if wr knew the identity of the weed. A picture would help. But, I'll tell you right now that it very unlikely that an herbicide exists that you can apply to the whole area in hopes of killing only that vine.

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