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Hedera: Damage To Walls.

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Will Ivy damage my house?

Hedera: Damage To Walls.

It is a common belief that English Ivy will damage brickwork. Is this true? the answer is yes and no!
If the mortar is already crumbling, then yes the aerial roots of Ivy will grow into it and make it worse. Sound brickwork will not be damaged and indeed may be protected by the evergreen covering of Ivy.

   

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