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Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Sitdownicantsee, May 16, 2019.
Will Lontrel work for this? It’s $180, going to be a hard sell to the client.
I have the same situation, I am planning to use a wick applicatior or brush to apply round up lightly over everything without getting the juniper.
Hand-pulling is the best. Charge the customer what it takes on an hourly basis.
I would concentrate on crawling down low and finding the fat main stem as it attaches to the ground and forms the root. Dig it out.
Wear gloves and eye protection.
Wonder if Certainty would affect vetch, it works on a lot of broadleaf? I've applied over the top of juniper for sedge
Not sure about where you are but it dies in late spring here so just a pre emergent next fall.
I love crown vetch personally. But this clearly isn't the right place for it. I'd pull what you can then pull back the juniper branch and spray gly with prodamine.
I'm sure there are more exotic chemicals to blanket spray with but not worth the cost unless this is a huge area.
I am near Charlotte. Lake Norman area- thankyou for that info, had no idea. Best way to apply preemergent effectively on junipers? Which pre?
You do realize it also spreads via rhizomes as well? and is perennial?
Just be careful if it is on a hill, which it looks like it is. Spread from the top and stay away from the applying at the bottom.
Roundup won't touch the roots. Sure, it will knock it back, but it won't kill it.
Take some careful observations.
Probably want to spray when the juniper is mostly dormant.
Or at least when the juniper is not growing rapidly. Rapid new young growth is more sensitive to herbicides.
Zlandman makes a good point. Lift the branches up so you can spray under them. An assistant can lift the low branches up with a couple broomsticks or rakes, this would allow you to spray underneath--or cut the stems or both.
You got a machete?
If you have to slightly prune the juniper, go for it.
Lontrel--as you, Sitdown, mentioned above, looks to be the best bet. Like Confront--only without the turflon.