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Re: wisteria

Thanks Bonnie for the info.  We've used Saltpeter on old stumps of  trees to 
help them decay more rapidly.  Have never used it on a living  plant though.  
Will this work just as well??
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 3/18/2006 10:21:38 AM Central Standard Time,  
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:

My dad  used to cut a trunk to the ground, hollow it out a little and fill it
with  salt to keep it from coming back, but I don't know what that does to
the  surrounding area when the trunk rots.

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