How To Put a Halt to Saltcedar

Keep in mind that controlling saltcedar is not a one-time job. Seeds are easily spread by wind and water, so you’ll need to go over your land regularly to find and get rid of unwanted seedlings.

Professionals with the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Service, both agencies of the Texas A&M University System, have developed, tested and approved these methods for saltcedar control. Your results may vary, but you should be able to kill more than seven of ten saltcedar plants treated.

Choose the Brush Busters method recommended for the number and size of plants you wish to control. If you have only a few plants, and they are smoth-barked Whichever way you choose, with these simple directions, you’ll find you can successfully control your mesquites the 1-2-3 Brush Busters way.