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By Racheal

London, United Kingdom Gb

I have a 15 year old Virgina Creeper I need to get rid of. Health issues now prevent me from climbing and cutting it back from nieghbours property etc. I would struggle to dig the root from the ground. Any ideas? the base is about 15cm thick. I could possibly saw through it but what do I do then? Please help any suggestions most welcome.



When I removed the one from our house I cut the trunk as close to the ground as possible. I don't remeber if I used a stump killer afterwards or not but it did not grow back. The hardest bit was pulling all the twigs off the wall.

7 Oct, 2012


Its easiest if you leave the growth on the wall until its really dead, when it will be easier to pull off.

7 Oct, 2012


Thank you Bulbaholic & Steragram. I will take on both suggestions. cheers

7 Oct, 2012

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