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#2988591 - 10/19/12 07:44 AM Bodock(Osage Orange) question
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What will kill them? I cut some down, drilled holes in the stump and filled them with GLY4 back in the summer. Shoots are 3 feet tall on the stumps. Any ideas?
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#2988597 - 10/19/12 07:48 AM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
Boll Weevil
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Garlon.
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#2988848 - 10/19/12 10:07 AM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: Boll Weevil]
Marlin308
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Bulldozer, blow torch, atom bomb? Man I hate those things!
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#2988908 - 10/19/12 10:46 AM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: Marlin308]
jb3
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just and fyi, deer like'em.
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#2989134 - 10/19/12 01:20 PM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: jb3]
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 Originally Posted By: jb3
just and fyi, deer like'em.
I bet they have to be pretty hungry
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#2989184 - 10/19/12 01:40 PM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: Football Hunter]
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I have heard that Imazapyr will kill any hard wood anywhere close to where it is sprayed. So if you want to kill off a broad area it may work for you.
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#2989282 - 10/19/12 02:35 PM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: Bayou Buck]
BlountArrow
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Yeah, it will take more than Glyphosate.
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#2989286 - 10/19/12 02:35 PM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: BlountArrow]
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You know you could just cut a ring completely around the tree, maybe an inch or so deep. That will kill it and you need not spray a thing.
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#2989369 - 10/19/12 03:30 PM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: BlountArrow]
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 Originally Posted By: BlountArrow
You know you could just cut a ring completely around the tree, maybe an inch or so deep. That will kill it and you need not spray a thing.


That does not work with Bodock! It will sprout from below the ring and the sprouts will be 15 feet tall in 2 years!
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#2989393 - 10/19/12 03:43 PM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
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Try painting the stump with straight Tordon next time. I can't vouch for how it will do on the osage, but I've yet to see anything else come back from it.
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#2989408 - 10/19/12 03:55 PM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: scn]
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Give em a little of what those auburn trees got.
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#2991441 - 10/21/12 09:55 AM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: ridgewalker]
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Just don't use them for firewood
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#2992109 - 10/21/12 07:16 PM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: OHVATN]
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I try hack and squirt (with Tordon) for the first time this year. I got pretty good results. One tree is dead as a door-nail. The other looks sick.

I also cut one down and painted the stump with Tordon. So far, no saplings/shoots from the stump or roots.

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#2994126 - 10/22/12 09:04 PM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: Outdoor Enthusiast]
redblood
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tordon and spike. gly4 just makes them mad
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#2995633 - 10/23/12 05:17 PM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
BowGirl
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 Originally Posted By: Hillbilly Hunter
 Originally Posted By: BlountArrow
You know you could just cut a ring completely around the tree, maybe an inch or so deep. That will kill it and you need not spray a thing.


That does not work with Bodock! It will sprout from below the ring and the sprouts will be 15 feet tall in 2 years!


Not sure if that works on any tree. I cut a ring around a sugar maple about five years ago. It's alive and well.

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#2995835 - 10/23/12 07:41 PM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: BowGirl]
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Grandmother used rock salt. grandfather cut down the tree and she put a box of rock salt on the stump. stump is still there no bodock shoots.
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#2996610 - 10/24/12 09:45 AM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: #1killa]
jb3
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Had a neighbor that tried to burn it. Not so good. I felt bad for the person's chainsaw that cut it.
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#2997912 - 10/24/12 10:55 PM Re: Bodock(Osage Orange) question [Re: jb3]
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old farmer friend used a machete to hack a piece out and filled it full of arsenal ? idk but he said it would kill them and locust.
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