Killing an ivy root

Eileen Keohane asked 13 years ago

How can I remove ivy that was planted to cover a wall some years ago (8 – 20 years) I have pulled and cut it away frrom the wall and am left with the stump and root in the soil. Do I need some strong weed killer.This is the varigated kind, not wild ivy.GLAD TO BE ABLE TO CONTACT YOU AGAIN..

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 4 years ago
To kill the ivy stump paint the cut surface, immediately after cutting,  with Roundup undiluted, or if it was cut a while ago, strip the bark with a hatchet or spade and apply Roundup.