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Round Up on runners?

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by Lawn-Scapes, Apr 26, 2005.

  1. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    I have a client that wants to get rid of runners from what I believe she said was Trumpet Vine. She asked if she could spray round up on them without it effecting the main plant. I wasn't sure so here I am......

    Can she?
  2. HOMER

    HOMER LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,183

    seems to me that the round up would "run" up the runners and do harm to the main plant. I guess it depends on how far up the round up went. It's designed to move through the plant to the root system.
  3. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,570

    use a defoliant like sythe or diquat.
  4. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,810

    Is this something that is available to a homeowner? Home Depot or TSC?

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