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Asked by
Anonymous on
July 8, 2011

Q. Prunella Vulgaris in Lawn

How do I get rid of Prunella vulgaris that is growing in my lawn?

Answered by
Nikki on
July 9, 2011
Certified Expert
A.

Once established it is difficult to remove by hand without leaving behind fragments that will regenerate. If large mats are present, it may be easier to actually lift and renew sections of affected turf. May also be controlled using either 'Bayer Advanced' or 'Preen'.

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Asked by
Anonymous on
July 20, 2011

Q. Self-Heal

My lawn is infested with what I think is self-heal (Prunella vulgaris). How is it best removed?

Answered by
Nikki on
July 20, 2011
Certified Expert
A.

Once established it is difficult to remove by hand without leaving behind fragments that will regenerate. If large mats are present, it may be easier to actually lift and renew sections of affected turf. May also be controlled using either 'Bayer Advanced' or 'Preen'.

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Asked by
small.m on
September 13, 2015
Maine et Loire, France

Q. How to deal with ‘Prunella vulgaris’

I have patches of this in my lawn and would like to know how to get rid of it.

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
September 15, 2015
Certified Expert
Asked by
Anonymous on
January 11, 2018

Q. pruning this time of year

The temperatures are supposed to get down to the 40’s through the end of February here in Northwest Florida. Since there will be no more freezing temperatures, is it advisable to prune back plants now? Or wait a few weeks?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
January 11, 2018
Certified Expert
A.

It is difficult to advise pruning without knowing what plants or trees you are referencing.
If your plants, shrubs or trees bloom in early spring or blooms on last years growth you should not prune now.

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Asked by
Anonymous on
May 24, 2018

Q. prunella plants

What kind of soil should I plant the prunella in and how often do I water and fertilize?

Answered by
Downtoearthdigs on
May 24, 2018
Certified Expert
Asked by
Eamon64 on
July 7, 2019
BT66 6HZ

Q. Purple flowers on lawn

Looking to know what these flowers are and how to get rid of them. Only appeared this summer

Answered by
BushDoctor on
July 7, 2019
Certified Expert
A.

This appears to be Prunella hyssopifolia. Many Prunella are very noxious weeds, and very tough to get rid of.

This article will give you general information on the genus Prunella, and give you ways to control it: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/herbs/self-heal/controlling-prunella-weeds.htm

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