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salt killing a tree

Zone 27317 | Anonymous added on July 16, 2017 | Answered

How much salt does it take to kill a tree and how often should you use it.

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Answered on July 16, 2017

It will take forever to kill a tree this way and in the meantime, you'll ruin the soil. The easiest way to kill a tree is to "girdle" it: remove 6" of bark and the inner cambium layer all the way around the trunk.

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