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Old 05-25-2015, 11:12 AM
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Can anyone identify this plant?

Can anyone help me identify this plant and how do I destroy it, thnks
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Old 05-25-2015, 11:16 AM
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Is it an ivy ?

I would think being a broad leaf 2-4-D would knock it out
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Old 05-25-2015, 11:19 AM
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Not a ivy it grows maybe 8 ft tall. Tried round up extended control and it killed it for the year. Back this year, very invasive and fast growing.
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Old 05-25-2015, 11:20 AM
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Must be a woody type plant. Again try 2-4-D
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Old 05-25-2015, 11:23 AM
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It is a very woody type plant, almost resembles bambo. Will try 2 4 D. Hope it works, thanks
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Old 05-25-2015, 11:59 AM
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Some of those woody plants that have been cut down contain a root system that really likes to regenerate itself.

If that is the case a stump grinding might be the solution.
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Old 05-25-2015, 12:23 PM
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That look's like redbud - https://www.google.com/webhp?sourcei...20tree&es_th=1

As a weed it's terrible, fast growing, fast spreading. You have to paint the stump's with 2,4-D. Get it now before it get's out of hand.
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Old 05-25-2015, 01:23 PM
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Knotweed. Treat it like bamboo
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Old 05-25-2015, 02:08 PM
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It's not redbud, it's a single stalk with clusters of leaves, no tree shape at all
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Old 05-29-2015, 10:36 AM
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Its Japanese Knotweed. Do not use a stump grinder, treat chemically. Its all over my area and its considered an invasive species. the only success I have had eradicating this is spraying at 2 week intervals over the course of a year or two. I once had a customer go against what i recommended and excavated the area. He dug down about 3 ft with a bobcat, drove across his neighbours lawn and dumped it down the bank (Mind you this was a substantial infestation). He called me back 3 weeks later, The hole he had dug was over grown again, he had also spread it across his neighbours lawn and down the bank. I usually treat with Trillion in the Spring (2,4-D, Mecoprop and Dicamba) and roundup through the summer and fall. If you have a big root ball sometimes I will drill a 4" wide hole about 4" deep into the root clump and pour roundup into it. If its a small patch you can dig, just make sure you get all of the roots or it will come back! I hate this stuff!
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