Killing oleander plants
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Barns, Boarding, and Farms > Barn Maintenance

Killing oleander plants

This is a discussion on Killing oleander plants within the Barn Maintenance forums, part of the Barns, Boarding, and Farms category
  • How do i kill an oleander plant
  • Will salt kill oleander roots

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    06-11-2010, 09:33 PM
  #1
Yearling
Killing oleander plants

Does anyone have any advice on how to kill oleander plants in a very safe, non toxic and horse-friendly way?

In terms of a professional service who can do this -- where would I start even looking? I read online that digging up the plants and putting salt on the ground may help?

Additionally, do you know a cheap, non-toxic alternative that could be planted or brought in to replace large oleander plants after removal?

There are some plants near the arena where I ride and I've offered to pay to have them cut way back but I'm wondering if I can get them removed completely and for how much -- and how the owner could replace them so there is not an ugly hole in their greenery.

She was under the impression that the only way to really kill them was to spray poisons which is absolutely not an option.
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    06-11-2010, 10:41 PM
  #2
Showing
If its a woody plant (it doesn't grow here) you can cut it down then drill small deep holes in the trunk and put salt in them. I've killed many trees and large shrubs this way. It works good and is non-toxic.
     

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Toxic Plants and Trees Dumas'_Grrrl Horse Health 115 08-05-2014 09:32 PM
This has been killing me.... SAsamone Horse Health 67 11-15-2009 02:53 PM
Questions about poisonous plants for horses jhorse753 Horse Health 3 05-01-2009 11:22 AM
Killing gnats?? Joshie General Off Topic Discussion 12 01-14-2009 06:08 PM
Plants And Weeds That Are Poisonous To Horses Horsemad1300 Horse Health 0 01-06-2007 05:28 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0