Bromide Stump-Out and Spectracide are effective chemical stump removal products, according to TreeRemoval.com. Tordon RTU is an effective liquid alternative to these granular products. It is also popular among consumers who prefer a potassium nitrate-free stump killer.
Bromide Stump-Out is a granular stump remover that works in four to six weeks. A 1-pound bottle kills most stumps. Bromide Stump-Out does not require cutting or digging.
Spectracide is a finely-milled powder that kills stumps by boosting the natural decomposition process. It does not kill grass or garden plants.
Tordon RTU is a liquid stump killer that may be brushed over the stump or injected into it. The injection method requires cutting into the sides of the stump. This product produces results in several weeks. Large stumps sometimes require two applications, spaced 30 days apart.