Common pipewort coming out of the water.

Control Common Pipewort

Many people ask how to get rid of pipewort. The following options can be considered for how to control pipewort.


Manual/Mechanical Control:

If you are considering how to remove pipewort, physically pulling, mowing down, or and digging up this plant is the most effective method of control.


Herbicide Control:

There is an option for how to kill pipewort that offers some control.

  1. Semera or Flumigard + surfactant (for ponds or lakes) – granules that are dissolved and mixed or liquids that are mixed and diluted with water and sprayed over the plants (early morning is best), fast acting.


Treatment Tips:

When treating pipewort,

  • Treat when the plants are established and actively growing.
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