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Can anybody recomend a product that will get rid of this ? i think its a type of seedum we didnt really notice it when we put the membrane down but now its everywere and trying to avoid removing the gravel and digging the soil out. ive hit it twice with roundup pro-biactive and it didnt touch it! Any tips would be appreciated

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  • PRO

    Try using an adjuvant with the pro active and that will take care of it.

  • Houttuynia, I can't stand the smell of it, Progreen will know what chemicals to use, good luck 

  • it grows like ground elder coming up from the roots a chemical with 24D in it might be better but it will take several years to get rid of it and spray it several times a year as it appears 

  • Anything with Triclopy in it should do the trick........ Blaster, Garlon.............. I got rid of huge areas of groundelder with just one application.

  • PRO

    That Houttuynia is practically nuclear proof.Depending on the area to be covered ,might be better using a double layer of membrane against it.

  • Thank you all for your replys. ive ordered some sbk with the triclopyr i  will update with the results

  • Have applied the sbk to the Houttuynia 3 times at 8/9 day intervals and it seems to have vanished completely, can not believe its gone that easily, time will tell,

    • PRO

      why not try a broad leaf herbicide weed killer.

  • PRO

    An adjuvant in the tank mix. Possibly reduced volume spraying if allowed 

  • PRO

    I have also had great success using depitox. It even killed mairs tail very effectively which was a bit of a surprise

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