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By Alextb

London, England Eng

How do I get rid of what looks like large clower shaped leaves that grow in one particular spot in my garden. I keep pulling them up, but I need a lasting solution, as I think pulling them up may leave a bit of root behind which sprouus again.

It is getting on my nerves as it looks horrible,and I am forvever pulling it up, and it is an awkard place to be trying to pull things up.

Any suggestions?

Any advice would be gratefully recieved.

Thanks in advance.



Could it be oxalis? Use the search box in the top rh corner to check. The only thing you can do is use a systemic weed killer - one which you paint on the leaf would be the safest.

28 Jul, 2010


If it is an oxalis type weed, pulling them up will not stop them growing - they have a sort of cluster at the base of the leaves, and beneath that, a whitish looking bulby bit, and you need to remove the whole lot or it just regrows. A garden fork to break the soil up, and then gently remove them.

28 Jul, 2010


O.K, thanks

28 Jul, 2010

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