What Is the Best Kudzu Killer?


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The best method for killing the kudzu vine depends on how thoroughly the vine has taken over the existing vegetation and what area the vine is located in, but the best chemical herbicides for killing kudzu are Tordon 101 Mixture and Tordon K. The herbicide should be sprayed on the vine and then washed onto the roots by rain or irrigation within 5 days of application.

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What Is the Best Kudzu Killer?
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For those people wanting to avoid chemical removal methods, young kudzu vines can be eliminated by burning or freezing, but this method does not work on more mature vines with established root systems. If kudzu is not removed completely, it will come back quickly and overtake the area again.

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