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easiest way to get rid of star of bethleham?

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by pinson, Mar 8, 2005.

  1. pinson

    pinson LawnSite Member
    Messages: 8

    What is the easiest and fastest way to get rid of star of bethleham? It is taking over a recent landscaped area.
  2. Kate Butler

    Kate Butler LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 640

    I you're in a hurry - herbicide. If not, the bulbs can be hand weeded out, but it's very labor-intensive. I suppose it boils down to the clients' tolerance for chemical use.
  3. GarPA

    GarPA LawnSite Silver Member
    from PA
    Messages: 2,585

    SpeedZone works well...particulary in cool weather in early spring.
    WE have one property that had it all over in the beds last year. SZ did the trick but you will likely have to hit it more than once as new stuff will keep popping up until warmer weather takes over and it will then go away on its own...that is until next spring if you dont get it all.

    Pulling it out is almost impossible and it would take you forever

    Star of B is a real pita....

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