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Old 04-28-2004, 11:03 PM
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spraying juiper?

anybody have anything they have sprayed on a bank with juniper that killed the weeds and not the juniper? we expiermented last year with trimec plus on a 1 gallon juniper, didn't do anything to the juniper, just a little leary on spraying it on over 400+ junipers on a steep bank.
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Old 04-28-2004, 11:23 PM
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I once Rounduped a small juniper bed full of grass.Told client only way was to kill everything - but all the juniper survived. Done the same with Euonymous. The key is when the plants are actively growing. Around here, euonymous is a heavy spring grower, but shuts down in the fall; so you can overspray euonymous in late fall, when grass is still actively growing.

Juniper does its heaviest growth here late in the year, hardly does anything in springtime. So you could overspray in spring for least damage.
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Old 04-28-2004, 11:52 PM
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The opposite of a broad leaf kill is a narrow leal kill called Poast .
Kills grass and nothing else .
There are other brands , too.
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Old 04-29-2004, 08:22 AM
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Fusilade will kill grasses in beds. It can be sprayed over the top of most ornamentals.
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Old 04-30-2004, 10:10 PM
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Use lontrel and go right over the top. It kills a number of braodleaf weeds including thistle and won't touch the juniper.

1/4 oz per 2 gal H2O.
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Old 05-02-2004, 09:10 PM
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thanks guys for the replys
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