dicamba use

Asked August 7, 2017, 12:47 PM EDT

I have a lot of trees. Will a dicamba harm trees if I use to treat creeping charlie?

Hennepin County Minnesota

1 Response

Dicamba is absorbed by foliage and by roots. It is persistent, taking months to break down. It is mobile, moving readily with water. So be very careful when using it near trees. And, as always, read and follow the label. Read here:
https://pace.oregonstate.edu/courses/sites/default/files/resources/pdf/diagnosing-and-preventing-her...
http://agron-www.agron.iastate.edu/~weeds/Ag317/manage/herbicide/dicamba.html