Asked by: Xuemei Inchaurza
asked in category: General Last Updated: 29th February, 2020

Will periwinkle kill other plants?

Genus: Vinca (VIN-kuh) (Info)

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In this regard, does Vinca kill other plants?

Although invasive, vinca minor is still sold as a common ornamental ground cover and is great for covering up unsightly objects- like tree stumps. Vinca minor, in most cases, will not choke out other plants growing in the area. They just fill in around them.

Similarly, how do I stop periwinkle from spreading? Cut periwinkle plants with pruning shears in late spring or early fall when temperatures are between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Use a weed whip for large patches. Spray the cut stems with a ready-to-use, 5-percent glyphosate weedkiller.

In this manner, what can I plant with periwinkle?

Myrtle, Also Called Vinca or Periwinkle Spring and early fall are considered the best times to plant myrtle. It prospers in dappled sunlight but will also grow in full sun and even in dense shade. Use it instead of mulch under trees and shrubs to control weeds, or plant it in difficult-to-mow areas.

What spray kills Periwinkle?

Using chemical weed killer will kill the periwinkle. However, if you are not careful, the weed killer will also damage nearby vegetation. If you use chemical weed killer, do so on a calm day when there is no chance of rain.

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