My field lines only, not the tank, has roots that need to be killed. The m
ost common treatment seems to be copper sulfate, and it's expensive. Salt i
s much cheaper(.50c/lb for table salt) and it will kill roots. With an acce
ss pipe at the output of the tank/input to field, anything can be dumped do
wn it. Has anyone tried putting salt into the field lines?
On Sunday, August 23, 2015 at 7:55:35 PM UTC-5, Frank wrote:
lt is much cheaper(.50c/lb for table salt) and it will kill roots. With an
access pipe at the output of the tank/input to field, anything can be dumpe
d down it. Has anyone tried putting salt into the field lines?
I heard salt was bad for concrete but field lines are free of concrete. Th
e lines are surrounded by gravel but that should not be a problem.
Many trees have roots that only grow under the tree but other type trees ca
n grow roots several hundred feet beyond the tree line. Sweet gum is like t
hat and that's my problem. I killed the trees and the roots are still grow
ing & putting up shoots. Spray the shoots with roundup, they die, but anot
her shoot will pop up nearby.
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