help--whats-this-thats-running-riot

Hi,

Something is spreading like wildfire in my borders and I've no idea what it is.

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If you could tell me and how I could control/eliminate it, I would be very grateful.

Thank you.

John

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  • addictaddict Posts: 659

    Can you show the whole plant pls.

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 19,767

    Hi John - I have it too. It's a little saxifrage or sedum with yellow flowers but it pulls out easily. Don't have quite as much as that though!  image

    to walk through a forest is to touch the past

  • BerghillBerghill Posts: 2,831

    Yes, Sedum acre.

  • addictaddict Posts: 659

    Oh image Thought he meant the tall one! 

  • Thanks everyone.

    As you've pointed out, it's definitely sedum acre.

    Just need to work out how to control it now.  Pulling it out seems to just spread it further image

    Thanks again,

    John

  • SwissSueSwissSue Posts: 1,447

    Spray it with Glyphosate!

  • BerghillBerghill Posts: 2,831

    Spray it with insecticide. Sedums are killed by most insecticides.

  • had this plant in my garden i have no idea what it is --have you?seems to be spreading by underground rhizomes

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  • our cottage had been empty for seven years when we moved in and sedum acre had overgrown the whole garden,no problem though we just raked it all out and turned over the soil,it never came back

     

     

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Posts: 11,270

    Berghill, don't you mean weedkiller?. Insecticides kill insects.

    It's not a mess, it's a nature reserve.
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