Water Stargrass

Water Stargrass

Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically raking water Stargrass and pulling up the roots can be a somewhat successful way to manage this plant. Water Stargrass can re-grow from any roots that remain. Herbicide Control: There are a few options for controlling water Stargrass: Spritflo (for ponds with no outflow) – liquid that is poured into the pond…

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Bur Reed

Bur Reed

Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically cutting Bur Reed and digging up the roots can be a somewhat successful way to manage this plant, but Bur Reed can regrow from any remaining roots or seeds. Herbicide Control: Imox and a Surfactant can partially control Bur Reed. These products together are called our Cattail and Water Lily Control. Thoroughly wetting…

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Frog’s Bit

Frogs Bit

Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically cutting Frog’s Bit and digging up the stolons (modified stems that act as roots) can be a somewhat successful way to manage this plant, but physical control can be difficult. Herbicide Control: Imox and Surfactant (our Cattail and Water Lily Control) –  liquids that you mix together with water in a sprayer. Thoroughly…

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Spatterdock, Cow Lily

Spatterdock (Cow Lily)

Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically cutting Spatterdock and digging up the roots can be a somewhat successful way to manage this plant, but Spatterdock can regrow from any remaining roots or seeds. Herbicide Control: Imox herbicide and a Surfactant will effectively control Spatterdock. These products together are called our Cattail and Water Lily Control. Thoroughly wetting the plants…

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Arrowhead

Broadleaf arrowhead flowers and leaf close up

Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically cutting Arrowhead and digging up the roots can be a somewhat successful way to manage this plant, but Arrowhead can regrow from any remaining roots or seeds. Herbicide Control: Imox herbicide and a Surfactant will effectively control Arrowhead. These products together are called our Cattail and Water Lily Control. Another product that will…

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Pickerelweed

Pickerelweed

Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically cutting pickerelweed and digging up the roots can be a somewhat successful way to manage this plant. Pickerelweed can re-grow from roots that remain or from seeds left behind. Herbicide Control: Imox herbicide and a Surfactant will effectively control pickerelweed. These products together are called our Cattail and Water Lily Control. Thoroughly wetting…

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Parrot’s Feather

Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically raking Parrot’s Feather and pulling up the roots can be a somewhat successful way to manage this plant. Parrot’s Feather can re-grow from roots or fragments that remain. Herbicide Control: There are multiple options for controlling Parrot’s Feather: Dibrox (for ponds or lakes) herbicide – liquid that is diluted with water and…

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Floating Primrose

Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically cutting Floating Primrose and digging up the roots can be a somewhat successful way to manage this plant. Floating Primrose can re-grow from roots that remain or from seeds left behind. Herbicide Control: Imox herbicide and a Surfactant will effectively control floating primrose. These products together are called our Cattail and Water Lily…

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Bulrush

Bulrush

Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically cutting Bulrushes and digging up the roots can be a somewhat successful way to manage this plant, but Bulrushes can regrow from any remaining roots or seeds. Herbicide Control: Imox herbicide and a Surfactant will effectively control Bulrush. These products together are called our Cattail and Water Lily Control. Thoroughly wetting the…

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Purple Loosestrife

Purple Loosestrife

Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically cutting Purple Loosestrife and digging up the roots can be a somewhat successful way to manage this plant. Purple Loosestrife plants can produce millions of seeds per year, and the seeds can germinate immediately or lay dormant for multiple years before sprouting. Herbicide Control: Imox herbicide and a Surfactant can partially control Purple…

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Phragmites

Phragmites

People often ask what will kill Phragmites or how to kill Phragmites. There are a couple options for how to remove Phragmites. Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically cutting Phragmites and digging up the roots can be a somewhat successful way to manage this plant, but Phragmites can regrow from any remaining roots. Herbicide Control: Imox herbicide and…

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Water Shield

Watershield (Dollar Bonnet)

Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically raking and pulling up the roots of Water Shield can be a somewhat successful Water Shield control, but it can re-establish from any remaining seeds or rhizomes. Herbicide Control: Liquid 2, 4-D – liquid that you dilute with water in a sprayer. This offers the best control. Imox herbicide and Surfactant (our Cattail and…

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Water Lily, Lily Pad

Waterlily

Many people ask how to kill Lily Pads or how to get rid of Lily Pads in a lake. The best herbicide for water lilies is Imox herbicide paired with a Surfactant. Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically pulling water lilies and digging up the roots can be an effective method of control, but the lily pads can…

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Cattails

Cattails

Many people ask what kills Cattails. The best herbicide to kill Cattails is Imox herbicide paired with a surfactant. This Cattail killer will be absorbed through the parts of the plants it is sprayed on then translocated to the root system to kill both the plants and roots. Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically pulling Cattails and digging…

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Water Hyacinth

Water Hyacinth

How to get rid of Water Hyacinth is a common question. There are a few options to control Water Hyacinth. Manual/Mechanical Control: Physically raking Water Hyacinth and pulling up the roots can be a successful way to manage this plant. Herbicide Control: Dibrox herbicide – liquid that is diluted with water and sprayed right on…

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