Texas Oxalis?

puppincuff@cox.net puppincuff@cox.net
Sun, 07 Mar 2010 12:25:02 PST
For Oxalis corniculata (the yellow flowered pest) roundup at the rate of 2 teaspoons per gallon will selectively kill the Oxalis. Don't do it on lawns, it kills the grass too
chuck Schwartz
Ca. zone 9
---- Ina <klazina@orcon.net.nz> wrote: 
> Patty, this is not the yellow flowered variety we have here, but ours is 
> a plague as you describe.  When I moved here 10 years ago, it truly was 
> a plague too.  I don't know if you have Frend in an applicator bottle, 
> but I mixed a really strong solution of Roundup (glycophosphate or 
> whatever it is called) and put it in one of those bottles , than hand 
> wiped each leaf of Oxalis.  Very rarely now does one appear, I suppose 
> seeded from the neighbours.  It took time and patience, but has paid off.
> As you say, digging it up was impossible.  Was told by friends I would 
> never get rid of it!
> Ina   Auckland New Zealand
> Once it gets going , it is almost impossible to get rid of. It makes a 
> tremendous amount of seed and it is nearly impossible to get all of them 
> when you are tryng to dig up a clump to do away with!
> If someone knows of a product that will kill them, please share with me.
> Patty
> Southeast Texas
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