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I would like to grow elderberries, but I keep hearing that poison ivy usually grows with it. Is this true? If so, is there a way to prevent that? I have some family that are highly allergic to it.


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#1 Comment By Alisma On 11/28/2016 @ 4:12 pm

I haven’t heard about this association, but it’s possible that some types of elderberry are found in the same habitat as poison ivy. In that case, growing elderberry at home shouldn’t be a problem, since you’d be planting it intentionally. Just choose two varieties that are suited to your gardening zone and conditions:

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If you see any poison ivy growing in your garden, you can remove it as described in this article:

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