Removing tree stumps

John Blood asked 12 years ago

Diesel for the removal of tree stumps, does it work?I have just cut down two flowering cherries from my lawn and need to get rid of the stumps and roots without digging up half the lawn!

1 Answers

Gerry Daly Staff answered 3 years ago
Diesel oil is of no value in removing or killing a tree stump. 

If you want to stop a tree stump from re-sprouting, apply Roundup to the newly cut stump or to the re-growth.

If you want to remove the stump physically, get a tree surgeon with a stump grinder to grind it down below soil level.