Carolina pony's foot dark green close up.

Control Carolina Pony’s Foot

Many people ask how to get rid of Carolina pony’s foot. The following options can be considered for how to control Carolina pony’s foot.


Manual/Mechanical Control:

If you are considering how to remove Carolina pony’s foot physically pulling this plant out or mowing it down can be an effective method of control.


Herbicide Control:

There is an option for how to kill Carolina pony’s foot that offers great control.

  1. Liquid 2, 4-D (for ponds or lakes) – liquid that is diluted with water and sprayed over the plants. Most effective on treatment areas larger than a half-acre, this allows longer contact exposure time.


Treatment Tips:

When treating Carolina pony’s foot,

  • Treat when the plants are established and actively growing.
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