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Removing "Skunk Cabbage"

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by Joseph Meidling, May 7, 2002.

  1. Joseph Meidling

    Joseph Meidling LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    Can anyone give me some suggestions on how to rid my property of "Skunk Cabbage"? There are too many to dig up and I have tried Roundup but it does not appear to be working. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
  2. keifer

    keifer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 320

    Try 2,4-d or class 40a both are broad leaf weed killers. or pramitol that is a root killer so spray at base not on leaves.
  3. Ssouth

    Ssouth LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 436

    Keifer, I thought Pramitol was a soil sterilant. Yes, it will kill anything but nothing will grow for a year. Am I wrong?
  4. Joseph Meidling

    Joseph Meidling LawnSite Member
    Messages: 44

    Thanks for the advice. I used a broadleaf weed killer with the 2,4-d this weekend and it seems to be working.

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