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Re: Re:Wisteria

Have never heard that. The times I have used this technique, there  
were always plants nearby (within inches) and I have never observed  
any evidence of injury. The only way I think that might occur would  
be if the plants had formed root grafts like those in the red oak  
group do, where the herbicide could actually pass through a shared  
vascular system.

Cathy, west central IL, z5b

On Mar 18, 2006, at 6:06 AM, TeichFlora@aol.com wrote:

> Thanks.....and doing this will not hurt the surrounding plants???  I'm
> always hesitant to use any type of herbicide.  Have heard that it  
> travels  through
> the roots and can affect other plants touching these roots.  Is   
> this true???
> Noreen
> zone 9
> Texas Gulf Coast
> In a message dated 3/16/2006 11:02:30 PM Central Standard Time,
> gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> As far  as getting rid of it, I would cut it down at ground level and
> paint  the stump with with a herbicide formulated for woodies, then
> keep an  eye out for sprouts and treat with herbicide as they appear.
> You may  have to keep vigilant for a couple of years.
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