What is a Yucca?
Yuccas come in a number of species and are well-known and easily recognisable for their long and hardy leaves. They spread exceptionally easily and grow wild, which is why they are a popular tree stump for removal.
If you have Yuccas in your outdoor space that you have been feeling unsure about, then read on to decide why you might want to get rid of them, and how you should do this.
Why should you consider removing your Yucca stump
- Complicated root system
A Yucca tree has a complicated root system that spreads easily. It can take over the underground space in your garden, leaving less room and resources for other plants. The roots can also cause a tripping hazard if left unchecked.
- Spread easily
They can also grow wild, therefore if you are trying to grow vegetation in your garden, yucca plants may end up taking all the space.
- Consume a lot of water
Melbourne summers are hot, and water is a scarce commodity. If you are already struggling to irrigate your garden, then too many yuccas may make the water problem worse.
How to get rid of your Yucca plants or stumps
Now that you have established that your yucca plants or stumps are, in fact, a nuisance, you can figure out the best way to get rid of them.
- Using chemicals
Chemicals can be used to get rid of yucca stumps. One of the methods involves drilling a hole in the tree and placing the chemical inside. While the tree may die, the roots can actually live on and spread.
- Hire stump grinders
The most effective method of washing your hands of a yucca stump once and for all is to use professional stump grinding services. They will use their purposely designed machinery and tools to essentially grind up the stump and also destroy the roots at the same time. This will lead to immediate water conserving results as well as being an environmentally friendly and chemical free option.
Yucca tree stumps can be pesky. The roots can be disruptive, the stumps can take up space, and the whole thing can consume all the water you can spare for your garden. If you are at the point of despair, and simply change for your outdoor space then Pete Stump Grinding services are on hand to help you achieve a stump free outdoor space.
Pete Stump Grinding is a professional service that will take care of your unwanted tree stumps with the proficiency and skill required to do this job properly. Get in touch today and see how we can help you.