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Q.Looking For Fast Ground Cover Less Invasive Than Hedera Helix Baltica

Zone 20678 | javoersoy added on September 11, 2020 | Answered

I need to secure a hillside from rain erosion. Needs to secure hillside from erosion and grow fast but i am afraid to transplant hedera helix there because of it’s aggressiveness. Can you recommend alternative? I’m in maryland zone 7, gets partial sun.

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Answered on September 11, 2020

Unfortunately, fast growing cover and invasive nature go hand in hand. It will be difficult to find something that grows fast, while not being somewhat invasive. With a little control, it will be possible to keep, even, some of the more invasive species in check, though.

Here are some articles that will offer some suggestions:





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