Weed-B-Gon - Knowledgebase Question

Salt Lake City, UT
Question by wells46
August 4, 1999
I planted a Chinese elm/Siberian elm hedge this spring and can't control the weeds by the plants. Will spraying Weed-B-Gon hurt the young hedge plants?

Answer from NGA
August 4, 1999


Weed-B-Gon contains 2,4-D, a broadleaf weed killer, and it can affect your hedge plants. A better approach is to pull the weeds one last time, then use a fabric weed barrier or mulch thickly over the soil surface to eliminate light and suppress weed growth.

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