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how do I kill choke cherry trees in alberta?

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how do I kill choke cherry trees in alberta?

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It would be best to get rid of the stumps altogether, by hiring a company to grind them, and any suckers that remain from the roots, you can burn with a lighter (use a long, bbq lighter) and this should stop them from growing and kill them. It is not recommended to use any poisonous sprays (like weed killers) on the suckers, as it will seep into the ground and may kill off other of your plants/trees, or even a neighbor's, since it travels through the soil.

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