Possible to kill Lilac Bush ?

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  1. Nate77

    Nate77 New Seed

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    Wasn't sure weather to post here or in other.
    Have I lilac bush I want gone the problem is it's well established. Where it's at there is no room to get a truck or tractor in.

    I have been trying to dig it out , without success keep hitting rock and not small ones.

    Thinking about trying chemicals, but not sure what ones , there is a rhododendron close to it that I Don't want to kill.

    Thanks in advance for any advice.
     
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  3. marlingardener

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    Nate, cut the lilac down to the ground, and then drill a few holes and put straight nitrogen fertilizer on the stump. Your rhododendron will be safe. I've gotten rid of invasive trees and shrubs that way.
     
  4. Nate77

    Nate77 New Seed

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    Awesome, will give this a try thank you!!!!!!!
     
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