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By Railmad

West Midlands, United Kingdom Gb

Do I stop this Ivy in its tracks or leave it alone




if i were you, i would cut the main stem completely through as low as possible, eventually it will overload the tree and it could drop onto whatever is below, i had same problem, but left it too late, hence a broken hut, hope it helps, alun

16 Apr, 2015


I would do the same. Ivy can be quite damaging to trees by overloading the crown, and the bark sometimes rots or crumbles underneath the ivy stems. Of course, it looks horrible when the ivy goes brown!

16 Apr, 2015


But the thicker stems make wonderful firelighters when they've dried.

16 Apr, 2015


if it gets too established cutting threw the stems doesn't work so pull off what you can too .

17 Apr, 2015

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