Crape Myrtle Trees

Got rid of crepe Myrtle and roots.

Zone 29707 | Anonymous added on September 18, 2019 | Answered

Got rid of crepe, pulled out roots- no stump was there. Getting suckers. If I put table salt or vinegar and cover with black plastic, will that stop suckers from growing?

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Answered on September 19, 2019

Salt should work, but you won't be able to replant in the area for quite a while. An herbicide might be your best bet. Be sure to follow label instructions.

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