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Yaupon
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Stebo    Posted 03-12-2001 at 13:36:13       [Reply]  [No Email]
Anyone know an easy way of getting rid of yaupon that doesn't involve a lot of axe work. Yanking it out is not an option.


Mudcat49    Posted 03-12-2001 at 18:32:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
There are herbicides that will work, check with your local extention office.


Stebo    Posted 03-12-2001 at 17:50:11       [Reply]  [No Email]
Walt, yaupon is a type of underbrush. We've recently moved to an old homesite that has been overun with this evergreen scourge!!


walt    Posted 03-12-2001 at 17:21:43       [Reply]  [No Email]
Ok, I will bite, what the h*ll is yaupon?


MikeH-Tx    Posted 03-15-2001 at 17:15:46       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yaupon (pronounced Yo'-pohn) is a small tree, or big shrub that grows in the south. It is sometimes called yaupon holly because it is evergreen and has red berries that make it look like holly, particuarly in the winter.

Kind of worthless stuff, unless you're a bird. I use a chainsaw to get the big stuff, and a shredder to get the little ones. There are a couple of really big ones on my property (2 inch trunks) that I left alone.


Larry    Posted 03-12-2001 at 23:31:52       [Reply]  [Send Email]

I wonder if it's like leaverite.(Leave-er-rite)You know,leaverite were you find it.


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