liverwort weed under trees

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nollaig obrien asked 11 years ago

I planted a group of trees about five years ago. I burned the grass underneath them to give them a chance,now the weed liverwort is spreading .should i remove it and how or leave it.

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 5 years ago
Liverwort is allied to mosses and never grows taller than a couple of centimetres.

It is technically a weed but a very harmless one and to remove it leaves the soil open to more vigorous weeds… so leave it be, it is not unattractive in its own right.