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e koa

Posted by MissGardner 11 (My Page) on
Fri, Jan 16, 04 at 22:36

I have a area totally ingulfed in ekoa plants(not the mountain ekoa)
whats the best herbicide to use to eradicate this pest?
(pest to me)

also is this a introduced species or native?

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RE: e koa

  • Posted by Jamesg konahawaii (My Page) on
    Mon, Jan 19, 04 at 19:29

Lucena, often in Hawaii called hale koa, can be eradicated by chopping off and later spraying the regrowth with glyphosphate (roundup). It may take a few sprayings, but eventually the trees will die. I also understand that cutting off below ground leve will kill the trees.

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