Close up of yellowcress flowers in the process of budding.

Control Yellowcress

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


Manual/Mechanical Control:

If you are considering how to remove yellowcress, physically pulling this plant and digging up the roots can be a somewhat effective method of control.


Herbicide Control:

There is an option for how to kill yellowcress 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 yellowcress,

  • Treat when the plants are established and actively growing.
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