poison oak

Asked May 19, 2015, 4:17 PM EDT

I spayed poison oak with crossbow and got good die back. How long before I can remove it(cut down and mow) without getting a rash.

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1 Response

I have not seen any time studies done but you are correct that you can still get an allergic reaction (rash) even after the plant has died. Whenever you decide to clean it all up, wear protective clothing and wash it all afterward. Good luck.