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Control Aquatic Forget Me Not

Many people ask how to get rid of aquatic forget me not. The following options can be considered for how to control aquatic forget me not.


Manual/Mechanical Control:

If you are considering how to remove aquatic forget me not, physically pulling this plant and digging up the roots before the seeds set can be an effective method of control.


Herbicide Control:

We have a possible option for how to kill aquatic forget me not that may offer control.

  1. Cattail and Water Lily Control (Imox + surfactant) (for ponds or lakes) – liquids that are mixed and diluted with water and sprayed over the plants.


Treatment Tips:

When treating aquatic forget me not,

  • With Imox or other systemic herbicides, treatment is most effective when the plants are mature or close to full grown. This allows for more plant surface to spray enough mixture on.
    • Treat in late summer to early fall to get better kill of the root systems. At this time, plants are pulling energy into their roots to store for the winter.
  • Aquatic forget me not is not listed on the Imox label, but Imox is a broad spectrum herbicide and will control a wide variety of weeds.
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