Lawns can quickly be invaded by Creeping Charlie as the weed can cover large patches of turf, and grows fast. Learn where and when Creeping Charlie grows to be proactive in your treatment and to ensure you are using the proper products to control the weed.
Where Does Creeping Charlie Grow?
Creeping Charlie grows across the United States. The weed is often found in areas of the lawn that have the following traits:
- Damp, moist areas with poor drainage
- Shaded areas
- Beneath trees and shrubs
- Thin turf
When Does Creeping Charlie Grow?
Creeping Charlie grows from the spring to the fall, depending on local temperatures. The weed is often confused with henbit, a winter-annual weed. Creeping Charlie grows in the spring and fall, while henbit grows in the fall and winter.