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How does one get rid of a cape fuchsia,got out of hand whilst i worked abroad,now some 8ft high grows through fences,sheds,and even concrete,tried weedkillers sold in garden shops

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Prune down to ground level all the stems you can find. then any new growth paint with glyphospate weedkiller. repeat the weedkiller every 2 weeks.
if there are any stems that have rooted then dig them out if you can. it will need plenty of elbow grease I am afraid.

6 Jun, 2012


thanks seaburngirl,but digging out is a problem wheelchair bound.

6 Jun, 2012


ah I see your problem Halfpint. Continued weedkiller on young fresh growth will work especially august/september as the plant starts to go dormant for the winter.

6 Jun, 2012

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