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need tip for killing yaupon in narrow restricted area

Postby greybeard » Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:23 am

I have a fenceline along US National Forest property, between my primary access road and the forest, that keeps growing up in yaupon. Ilex vomitoria
Looks like this for those unfamilar with it.
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It can make a mess of a fence, grow 15 ft high and leans out over the roadway and bends down when it rains.
I've cut it back several times over the years, and I need to spray it to keep it from growing back-- :bang: :bang: It's about a 1/4 mile run of fence.

The problem. The national forest. I can legally cut anything growing under the fence, or anything leaning over my property from the Nat'l forest, but using that brush cutter blade and dragging that stuff out of the wires is killing me.
Grubbing it out by the roots is not an option at my age.
I want to spot spray directly under the fence, and on my side of the fence with something that won't translocate, volatilize, kill pine trees, or kill magnolias.

I'm not discounting using something covertly, but prefer to 'do it right'.
What herbicide to use and how to apply it?
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Postby Bigfoot » Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:38 am

I bet a basal dose of remedy and diesel would get it.
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Re: need tip for killing yaupon in narrow restricted area

Postby Farmgirl » Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:40 am

I second what Bigfoot said.
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Re: need tip for killing yaupon in narrow restricted area

Postby callmefence » Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:24 am

You familiar with the injection method of applying undiluted tordon22. ?
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Re: need tip for killing yaupon in narrow restricted area

Postby greybeard » Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:50 am

The only injection I've ever done is with hypo-hatchets. I have 3 and 2 more for parts. Works great on bigger stuff where the trunk is pretty bare, but getting a good swing on yaupon the way it grows would be a lot of work.
Actually, I have it all cut off right now, and I know it's going to start growing back, and when it leafs out, is when I want to spray it. I couldn't treat all the little stumps--rains came early yesterday and it's not going to take/absorb into the top of the cutoff stumps by the time the rain is gone.
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Re: need tip for killing yaupon in narrow restricted area

Postby Caustic Burno » Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:19 pm

Bigfoot wrote:I bet a basal dose of remedy and diesel would get it.


That gets my vote as well.
You could get some goats
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Postby callmefence » Thu Jun 22, 2017 1:32 pm

greybeard wrote:The only injection I've ever done is with hypo-hatchets. I have 3 and 2 more for parts. Works great on bigger stuff where the trunk is pretty bare, but getting a good swing on yaupon the way it grows would be a lot of work.
Actually, I have it all cut off right now, and I know it's going to start growing back, and when it leafs out, is when I want to spray it. I couldn't treat all the little stumps--rains came early yesterday and it's not going to take/absorb into the top of the cutoff stumps by the time the rain is gone.



Most of the over the counter stump treatments are about 5 percent picloram and half strength 24d.
If you have exposed cut ends I bet tordon22 would do it just sprayed about 1/50 water.
I know you have water runoff issues. But you might look into it. I'm not sure of it's effective on yaupon without checking the label. With it cut back the long residual would be good thing.
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Re: need tip for killing yaupon in narrow restricted area

Postby kenny thomas » Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:32 pm

Garlon 4 mixed with diesel at a 50/50 will work as stump treatment from early fall all through,the,winter
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Re: need tip for killing yaupon in narrow restricted area

Postby Brute 23 » Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:11 pm

Caustic Burno wrote:
Bigfoot wrote:I bet a basal dose of remedy and diesel would get it.


That gets my vote as well.
You could get some goats


It will kill it. Any of the grazon or p+d will burn it back if you hand spray it.
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Re: need tip for killing yaupon in narrow restricted area

Postby 1982vett » Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:29 pm

Caustic Burno wrote:
Bigfoot wrote:I bet a basal dose of remedy and diesel would get it.


That gets my vote as well.
You could get some goats

Here here.....except getting all crazy with the goats. :lol2:
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