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Tordon RTU Herbicide

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Tordon® RTU herbicide is a ready-to-use product that is effective in cut surface applications for killing unwanted trees and preventing undesirable sprouting of cut trees in forest and other non-crop areas such as fence rows, roadsides and rights-of-way.

Target Pests

Woody plants: ailanthus alder aspen birch cedar cherry dogwood elm firs green ash gum hawthorn hickory hornbeam maples oaks pecan persimmon serviceberry sourwood and sweetbay

For Use In

Cut surface applications for killing unwanted trees and preventing undesirable sprouting of cut trees in forest and other non-crop areas such as fence rows roadsides and rights-of-way

Application

Ready-to-Use

Coverage Area

1 Millimeter per tree

Time to Kill

Tordon RTU can take up to 2 weeks to kill vegetation. Please reapply after 7-10 days if you do not see immediate results.

Mix Rate

Ready to use

Active Ingredient

picloram - 5.4%, 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid - 20.9%

Tordon RTU Herbicide

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is this product good to kill large pine tree?
Paulie on Mar 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I have never used it to kill a pine tree (yet) but I have used it on elm, pecan, and willow. The pecan tree was about 6' and growing in an area that would eventually cause foundation damage. I made deep cuts in the bar, applied it, and it died quickly. The elm and willow trees were cut down. I put this on the stumps and have not had any shoots grow from them. Follow the instructions and it should work. I have read several reviews on the internet that farmers use it in their pasture to kill cedar trees.
I have cherry sprouts coming up all my over my yard. Will Tordon kill them?? Can I apply directly on the leaves??
Sue H on Apr 16, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes the Tordon RTU will kill the sprouts comming up.
If I spray triclopyr to control prickly pear, will it harm farm animals, such as cows?
James D on Apr 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Mesquite and Pricklypear Cactus
For pricklypear cactus in association with mesquite, apply a tank mix of ½ to 1 pint of Alligare
Triclopyr 4 with 1 to 2 pints of Tordon* or Picloram 22K per acre. For a higher and more uniform
plant kill of pricklypear, use the 2 pint per acre rate of Tordon* or Picloram 22K. To
control pricklypear while providing improved control of mesquite, Tordon* or Picloram 22K
may also be applied in combination with Reclaim*. Refer to the Tordon* or Picloram 22K and
Reclaim* labels for additional information and treatment recommendations. Apply as an
oil/water emulsion in 4 gallons or more total volume per acre for aerial applications or in 10
gallons or more total volume per acre for ground applications. Use no more than 1 gallon of
oil per acre for both aerial and ground application.

• On use sites that may be grazed, including rights-of-way, pasture, fence rows, and rangeland,
do not apply more than 2 lbs. ae per acre per year of triclopyr (2 qts./A/yr of Alligare
Triclopyr 4).
will this product kill prickly pear?
James D on Mar 28, 2018
BEST ANSWER: A better control product would be to use Tryclopyr to control prickly pears.

https://www.solutionsstores.com/triclopyr-4-brush-killer-garlon-4
is TORDON good to kill weeds and grass and all other vegetations? what do you recommend? need it for parking lot and around the building use. thanks
Joey on Feb 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It is meant to kills stumps, so that they do not continue to re-germinate. Pramitol would be a better choice for this type of application.
i red a disortation from the LSU ag center that Tordon is what kills Chinese Tallo Trees. do you know this to be true. i don't want to waste my money buying this if it don't work. thank you
weber on Apr 16, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes Tordon RTU or the active ingredient Picloram is recommended for the use and control of the Chinese Tallo Tree. The Chinese Tallo Tree is a common sight in the southern states and sometimes referred to as a "chicken Tree".
Clearcast is another recommended product that seems to be highly effective.

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Easy to Use
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Would you Recommend?
Yes
Used on intrusive tree and vines
I just applied it to an unwanted tree. It finally stopped raining. Now I have to wait... may have to reapply but it is easy to use and is very blue to mark application site.
April 9, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Easy to Use
5 / 5
Efectiveness
4 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Safe to Use
4 / 5
Would you Recommend?
Yes
effective and affordable
Easy to use and I know it works I have used it in the past. Will need to order more.
February 1, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
It Works
Works better than I thought it would. Applied directly to tree stump and with 1 week it was obvious it was working great.
Shipping was fantastically fast. Customer service was great.
October 9, 2017
Purchased
6 months ago
Tordon RTU - Kill that stump once and for all!
Very effective stump killer. I use a small sprayer that you find in the travel section of Walmart cosmetics. (Fits nicely in a basket on my ATV!)I adjust the nozzle to generate a light yet relatively coarse spray. I spray the Tordon RTU on the outer edge of the freshly cut stump to wet the cambium layer. All done!
April 6, 2016

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