Weed control


Weeds are a major threat to indigenous vegetation on the peninsula.

General Weed Information
You can download the Mornington Peninsula Shire’s weed guide here


Karamu is an invasive weed from New Zealand which is incredibly invasive in the Main Ridge/Red Hill/Flinders area.
It can be easily confused with Muttonwood, which is a relatively rare, indigenous plant.
Download our brochure for more information and be sure you’re certain before you start removing Karamu plants!
Karamu Lookalikes in Need of Protection Article (2)


Mornington Peninsula Landcare Network Weed Control Calendar

We are excited to announce that our ‘Weed Calendar’ is now printed and available for free for all current and future peninsula Landcare members! It shows control methods & timing for over 30 of our most common environmental weeds. Available at your next Landcare event. Thanks to the National Landcare Program through the Port Phillip and Western Port Catchment Management Authority.