English Ivy Plants

How to Use Herbicide on Waxy Leaves

Zone cool climate | maypole added on December 12, 2012 | Answered

I'm looking for a way to poison English ivy and holly with glyphosate. Getting poison to penetrate waxy leaves is a problem.

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    Answered on December 14, 2012

    I have had success adding a Spreader Sticker product to my spray tank, that helps the product stay on the foliage well enough to soak in and do its job. Most nurseries and garden centers sell the product.

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