Pachysandra Plants
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Pachasandra

Zone Clifton, VA 20124 | atlovelace added on March 12, 2016 | Answered

My Pachysandra is growing over my walk. How is the best way to trim it back? When? Anita Lovelace

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 13, 2016

You can cut the ground cover back in the spring.
Running a lawn mower over the plants and keeping the level of the mower at 4" will cut the plants but not damage the crowns.
If you are trying to remove the plants entirely, here is a link with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/groundcover/pachysandra/pachysandra-ground-cover.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/groundcover/pachysandra/pachysandra-weed-control.htm

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