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#140632 12/07/08 10:22 AM
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Anyone have a good remedy for getting rid of willow trees that keep growing on my dam? They are still small, up to an inch in diameter but spreading fast.

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Remedy and the correct surfactant. I have the same problem on a couple of ponds. They never come back but I get a new batch each year.


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Nothing to do with willows on a dam, but some people like them. I have lots of old growth willow in my lowlands and I make hiking sticks and canes from the branches. A 1 1/2" diameter stick is over 30 years old. They are refered to as diamond willow.

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cut them down, then paint with full strength glyphosate or trichlopir(Ortho brush killer) some say a mixture is better with tough to get rid of types such as tallow and willow. paint as soon as you cut them.
I killed hundreds, of sweetgum and tallow up to 5 inches.


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cool walkin sticks wood.....i make mine out of manzanita (need to get a pic up for you).

i agree completely w/ burger, you need to be careful around water w/ it but my preference is 2,4-D on live stumps. they never come back.


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