Triclopyr is a broadleaf herbicide that is absorbed by mature greenbrier vine leaves. Triclopyr solution should be sprayed on the foliage (9 fluid ounces of a 61.6 percent product with water to make a gallon of spray, or a 50:50 mix of an 8 or 8.8 percent product with an equal amount of water). When spraying triclopyr, wear protective clothing and equipment such as goggles, gloves, and a face mask.
Smilax is sensitive to pesticides and should not be used around trees or other plants. Pesticides will harm most garden plants, but Smilax is an exception because its thick roots can absorb some of the chemicals. The roots of smilax can be destroyed if they come in contact with a pesticide. This can be avoided by keeping smilax containers on a dry site away from tree lines or other areas where children may play. Smilax will grow in poor soil so adding organic material such as wood chips or shredded tires during planting time will help it establish itself better. Smilax does not require much maintenance except for watering during dry periods and removing dead or damaged branches when necessary.
Killingly is a protected species. If you come into contact with Killingly you could be issued a fine up to $10,000.
Killingly was originally introduced as a houseplant but has since been adopted by landscape designers because of its long flowering period.
Simply lay a black sheet or cardboard over the area to suffocate the bothersome plants if you have an area that can be completely rejuvenated. Selective herbicides containing clopyralid or triclopyr, applied alone or in combination, can offer effective control in lawns in most circumstances. These products are safe when used as directed on grass and non-grass areas of your property.
Artemisia is responsible for clearing land of its natural beauty before it can be seeded with something more attractive. The flowers and seeds produced by this plant are all toxic to humans and other animals, so it must be removed from around houses and gardens before new plants can grow up. The wood of Artemisia is hard and durable, making it useful for furniture making. However, the foliage is bitter, causing it to be avoided by most livestock.
There are several ways of killing Artemisia that does not involve using a herbicide. The first is through natural means by allowing wild animals to eat the plant. Animals will avoid eating Artemisia because of its toxicity, so this method requires that some animal eat the plant instead. The second way is through human activity by cutting the plant down when it has dried out after flowering. This should be done carefully so as not to spread any of the seeds, which would be harmful if they were to germinate in another location.
Use a broad-spectrum contact herbicide, such as Ultra PondWeed Defense (r), to destroy Southern Naiad fast. Because it does not remain in the body of water, it may need numerous treatments throughout the season. Propeller (tm) is a quick and selective herbicide that controls invasive and nuisance aquatic vegetation. It breaks down quickly into inert substances that are harmless to animals and plants.
Do not use glyphosate-based products to control Northern Naiad, as this will also kill desirable species such as pondweed and pickerel weed. Glyphosate is a non-selective herbicide that kills all plants that grow in its wake. This includes naturalized plants and those that have been introduced solely for their beauty or edible value. It is not recommended for use on home lawns or golf courses either.
Kill Eastern Naiad with caution. This species can be toxic if consumed in large quantities so exercise caution not to consume any part of the plant. If you come into contact with naiads during your daily activities, take note of which region they belong to (if possible) before handling them safely.
Naiad has a fibrous root system that can reach 20 feet beneath the surface of the water. Therefore, use caution not to injure these roots when using heavy equipment such as backhoes or plows.
Azolla is readily killed by broad range contact herbicides such as Ultra PondWeed Defense (r). The entire plant needs to be removed from the water to prevent new plants from developing.
The use of herbicides in and around bodies of water is discouraged because they are toxic to humans and other animals. A much more environmentally friendly approach is to use a pond weed control program. This involves monitoring your ponds regularly for growth of pond weeds, which can then be eliminated using mechanical methods or natural predators.
If you own land near a body of water and want to learn more about azolla, contact your local conservation district or environmental organization for information on how to reduce pollution through sustainable practices or how to eliminate azolla plants from your property.
Because this is a perennial plant, a systemic herbicide like glyphosate is required to destroy both the roots and the leaves. Glyphosate is a systemic, non-selective weedkiller that is administered to the foliage. It deactivates as it comes into touch with soil, so there is no danger of it damaging the roots of neighboring ornamentals. Greater celandine is very resistant to glyphosate, so several applications are needed over time to achieve complete removal.
Another option is to trim the stems down and paint a solution of Zero 490 Glyphosate onto the newly cut stems. This allows the herbicide to enter the plant's sap stream and go down to the root system, where it will destroy the root system. When the painted stems are placed into soil, new leaves will grow in which are resistant to glyphosate.
Dracaenas don't heal very well so if one branch or leaf is damaged, you should remove it or risk the rest of the plant being killed off as well. They can be propagated from cuttings or seed but this requires special care because they're easy to damage when grown from seed.
The best way to kill a dracaena is with an herbicide that targets broadleaf plants such as Roundup Ultra Max or Cotton Grow More. These products contain glyphosate, which is toxic to plants. Follow label instructions to avoid harm to pets and children.
If you choose this route, make sure to select a product with a long residual effect. This means that the product stays in the soil for a long time after been applied which helps prevent reinvasion of the area by more dangerous weeds than before being treated. A residual effect also reduces the chances of pollinators and other animals consuming the product and becoming sick.