Poison Ivy, Oak, or Sumac: Tips for Removing Plants
Usually people come into contact with poison ivy, oak, or sumac in wooded areas, in parks, or on beaches. If these plants invade your yard or property, you may wish to remove them permanently.
Tips for removing poison ivy, oak, or sumac plants
Dispose of the plants according to your local regulations. Do not compost the dead plants. Urushiol breaks down too slowly, and chopping the vines for the compost heap increases exposure to the oil.
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