Height and Spread:
Chickweed is only a few centimetres high but spreads horizontally along the ground.
Chickweed can germinate throughout the year but has 2 main flushes; one is early spring while the other is late fall. Each plant may produce over 15,000 seeds after flowering.
- Preventive tool:
Keep the area dry and sunny as chickweed prefers to grow in shady areas where there is moist, heavy, rich soil.
- Physical tools:
Use a rake to remove chickweed before it flowers/seeds.
- Biological tools: Not applicable.
Least-toxic chemical tools: