Volunteer Red Bud Trees, how to KILL Them!

M.L. Friel
by M.L. Friel
There are Red Bud Trees in my neighborhood, their seed pods blow around, & "Volunteer trees" sprout up all over. Some have grown next to my fence, their tap root is under my fence. They are SO resilient, when I have cut them off AT the ground, up comes 2 or 3 sprouts from the cut off part. The tap root on these volunteers go twice as deep at the part above ground, extremely difficult to dig out! Does Anyone have a "Sure Fire" solution to killing these volunteers?

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