How can you kill creeping charlie?


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Herbicides containing triclopyr are effective in the spring and fall for killing creeping Charlie. It is available to homeowners in products such as Confront, Chaser, Weed-B-Gon (with the purple label), Momentum and Battleship.

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Herbicides should be applied to creeping Charlie when the plant is actively growing. It should be sprayed when daytime temperatures are above 45 degrees and below 90 degrees Fahrenheit. For maximum effectiveness, all directions contained on the herbicide of choice should be followed. An alternative method of killing creeping Charlie is by hand weeding. This method is not as effective as using an herbicide because of the weed's extensive root system.

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