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Hedera: Damage To Trees.

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Will Ivy kill my tree?

Hedera: Damage To Trees.

Ivy is often seen in the wild covering a dead tree and many people assume that the Ivy killed the tree by competing for water and nutrients. Tree roots are deeper than Ivy roots so they do not compete.
Naturally if a tree dies of disease or old age and an Ivy is already growing up the trunk, the Ivy will take full advantage of the loss of the tree canopy.

   

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