Wandering Jew Plants

Wandering Jew as a Ground Cover in Zone 9


Anonymous added on February 3, 2018 | Answered

We have found that it can be invasive, surrounding and covering other plants and if not contained growing into sod areas. What is you experience?


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on February 4, 2018

Yes, wandering jew can certainly be invasive. It can be used as a groundcover if precautions are taken (such as using physical barriers, trimming back the plant to the ground before winter, and removing any that escape), but it's perhaps best to use as a houseplant or a plant for hanging baskets to avoid the risk of invasiveness. If you have some that you need to get rid of, this article might help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/houseplants/wandering-jew/get-rid-of-wandering-jew.htm

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