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Pompas Grass?????

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by misterl, Mar 27, 2002.

  1. misterl

    misterl LawnSite Member
    Posts: 5

    I have about 12 bushes of pompass grass, standing about 11ft tall. What is the best way to kill, destroy, or remove pompass grass?
  2. Scraper

    Scraper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,656

    Dig it out and sell it to someone who wants it if you can.
  3. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,773

    it loves clorox
  4. GilbertJT

    GilbertJT LawnSite Member
    Posts: 30

    Try some Roundup. I would think that would work. Or other wise like said before. Dig it up and try to sell it. Or do some landscaping work and sell it on a job. That stuff isn't cheap if you buy it retail.
  5. lawnman25

    lawnman25 LawnSite Member
    from Kansas
    Posts: 22

    :D We deal with Pampas grass all the time and have found a simple way to deal with it . So well in fact we have almost all of the people in our small town calling us come spring to cut it down . We tie a rope about 18inches up from the bottom and cinch it up tight . We then cut below the rope with a chain saw to cut it off . We then carry the bundle to the trailer and remove the rope . ( HARD JOB MADE EXTREMELY EASY !!!!! ) Very little clean up afterwards . If they want it gone then soak around the roots and dig it up . If it is a large clump we will chunk it in quaters. Hope this helps ! :angel:

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