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Q.Growing English Ivy

Zone Oviedo, FL | Anonymous added on June 26, 2021 | Answered

I’ve planted English Ivy and I’m wondering if I should mulch the area?

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Answered on July 9, 2021

If you are using it as a ground cover, I would not use mulch. The little roots along the stems need to be able to grow into the ground. Plus, the groundcover replaces mulch.

If it's being used as a climber on a wall or trellis, yes, I would mulch around it.


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