Recognise creeping cinquefoil

28th June 2022

Recognise creeping cinquefoil

This pernicious relative of the strawberry spreads best on dry poor soils - and in lawns, gravel drives, etc - with many wiry runners. It produces a deep taproot which is very hard to eradicate by hand; glyphosate or repeated doses of selective lawn weedlkillers will give more control.

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