Vicky Hodges
Vicky Hodges
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  • Salisbury, NC
Asked on Aug 5, 2012

How do you get rid of poison oak or ivy intwined in a wild rose bush,with out killing the bush?

Walter Reeves

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  • Walter Reeves
    on Aug 5, 2012

    carefully peer under the rose and try to find the poison ivy vine where it emerges from the soil. Use clippers to cut it there, then spray Roundup directly on the cut stub. The vine that's in the rose will die but the irritating oil on it will remain active for several months.

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