This Article Talks About The Dangers of Ivy and How To Remove It.


Ivy may be beautiful to see and admire; however, climbing ivy can be extremely dangerous and destructive to your beautiful trees! As many of our clients express interest in climbing ivy or using ivy as a ground cover, our owner and ISA Certified Arborist, and our tree care professionals believe strongly that our customers must know the specifics regarding ivy!

Whatever you do, never plant ivy without calling the best arbor care company at (817) 880-6130 and requesting your free consultation with our owner and tree care expert!

Are All Varieties Of Ivy Bad For My Trees?

Definitely not! Some varieties of ivy such as crossvine, American Wisteria, and Virginia creeper add lovely flowers, nectar, and berries. Take precaution; however, and contact our tree care professionals at (817) 880-6130 and request our expertise!

What Is The Variety Of Ivy That I Should Avoid?

Unfortunately, many people purchase excessive volumes of English Ivy with the desire to use it as a ground cover and to cover their walls. We cannot stress this enough, do not do this! English ivy is the most invasive and destructive of all ivy varieties.

Not only will it cover your trees and your walls quickly, but English ivy will literally take over your entire residential grounds and even cause destructive problems to the foundation of your home!

How Can Ivy Harm My Trees And Outdoor Environment?

English ivy has glossy, thick leaves and thrives in many environments. It will prevent your other plants from growing as you desire!

Once again, if you already have English ivy and are observing problems as we have stated here, call (817) 880-6130 and request a complimentary consultation with our owner and plant pathologist!

How Can I Remove Ivy?

Remember, English Ivy, grows quickly and will add excessive weight to your valuable trees, causing tree branches to become weak and possibly break. Spreading ivy will take nutrients from your other plants and trees, as well as prevent your tree foliage from receiving adequate sunlight.

  • Never rip the ivy out!
  • Target the roots of the ivy to prevent further damage to your trees.
  • Remove any ivy debris and keep watch to see if any more ivy growth sprouts.
  • Ivy spreads quickly and new ivy growth will easily grow if you do not keep a watchful eye on your outdoor grounds!

Who Can Help Me With The Dangers of Ivy and How To Remove It?

We know that it is important to you that your valuable trees remain healthy and strong! To combat ivy as you should, call the best arborist and tree care company at (817) 880-6130 and request your free consultation with our owner and highly-experienced tree care expert!

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