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How to kill ivy: Easy salt and vinegar solution to get rid of the plant 'for good'

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Purdue University said: “Even though vinegar is an acid, it breaks down quickly in the soil and, therefore, is not likely to accumulate enough to affect soil pH for more than a few days.”

Salt, however, can remain in the soil and prevent future plant growth if used in high concentrations.

So, it’s important to stick to that one tablespoon of salt when creating the solution.

Can I kill ivy with bleach?

Bleach is an incredibly damaging solution for plants. Its chemical compounds have the power to deeply penetrate plant leaf cells, and enough damaged cells will lead to its demise.



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