Weed control quick reference

WeedMethod(s)Herbicide(s)

African Boxthorn

Lycium ferocissimum

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

African Lovegrass

Eragrostis curvula

  • Hand remove
  • Spray
Glyphosate

African Olive

Olea europaea ssp. cuspidata

  • Hand remove
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Alligator Weed

Alternanthera philoxeroides

  • Notify Council

Arum Lily/Calla Lily

Zantedeschia aethiopica

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Manually remove bulbs, corms and tubers

Asparagus Fern

Asparagus spp.

  • Crown
  • Spray
Metsulfuron methyl

Balloon Vine

Cardiospermum grandiflorum

  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Spray
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Scrape and paint
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Bamboo, Black

Phyllostachys nigra

  • Manually remove bulbs, corms and tubers
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Barberry/Berberis

Berberis aristata, darwinii, thunbergii

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Scrape and paint
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Blue Periwinkle

Vinca major

  • Manually remove bulbs, corms and tubers
  • Spray
  • Scrape and paint
Fluroxypyr, Glyphosate, Metsulfuron methyl

Broom, Cape

Genista monspessulana

  • Hand remove
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate, Triclopyr

Broom, Scotch/English

Cytisus scoparius

  • Hand remove
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Butterfly Bush

Buddleja davidii

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Spray
  • Stem inject or frill
Glyphosate

Cabomba

Cabomba caroliniana

  • Notify Council

Cassia/Senna

Senna pendula var. glabrata

  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate, Metsulfuron methyl

Castor Oil Plant

Ricinus communis

  • Hand remove
  • Spray
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Cats Claw Creeper

Dolichandra unguis-cati syn. Macfadyena unguis-cati

  • Hand remove
  • Spray
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Scrape and paint
Glyphosate

Cestrum, Green

Cestrum parqui

  • Notify Council

Cherry, Black

Prunus serotina

  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Coolatai Grass

Hyparrhenia hirta

  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Crown
  • Spray
Glyphosate

Cotoneaster

Cotoneaster spp. (franchetii, pannosus, lacteus, glaucophyllus, horizontalis)

  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Crofton Weed

Ageratina adenophora

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Spray
  • Cut and paint
Fluroxypyr, Glyphosate, MCPA + Dicamba, Picloram, Triclopyr, Metsulfuron methyl

Firethorn

Pyracantha spp.

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Gorse

Ulex europaeus

  • Hand remove
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Holly

Ilex aquifolium

  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Scrape and paint
Glyphosate

Honeysuckle, Himalayan

Leycesteria formosa

  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Honeysuckle, Japanese

Lonicera japonica

  • Hand remove
  • Scrape and paint
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Horsetail

Equisetum arvense

  • Notify Council

Ivy, Cape

Delairea odorata

  • Hand remove
  • Scrape and paint
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Ivy, English

Hedera helix

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Spray
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Scrape and paint
Glyphosate

Jasmine, White

Jasminum polyanthum

  • Hand remove
  • Spray
  • Scrape and paint
Glyphosate

Lantana

Lantana spp.

  • Hand remove
  • Spray
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Laurel, Camphor

Cinnamomum camphora

  • Stem inject or frill
  • Scrape and paint
Glyphosate

Laurel, Cherry

Prunus laurocerasus

  • Hand remove
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Laurel, Portuguese

Erica lusitanica

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Lily, Ginger

Hedychium gardnerianum

  • Manually remove bulbs, corms and tubers

Looking Glass Plant

Coprosma repens

  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Lucerne, Tree

Cytisus proliferus and Chamaecytisus palmensis

  • Hand remove
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Madeira Vine

Anredera cordifolia

  • Hand remove
  • Scrape and paint
Glyphosate

Mickey Mouse Plant/Ochna

Ochna serrulata

  • Scrape and paint
Glyphosate

Mistflower

Ageratina riparia

  • Hand remove
  • Spray
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Montbretia

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora

  • Manually remove bulbs, corms and tubers
  • Stem swipe
Glyphosate

Morning Glory

Ipomoea indica

  • Hand remove
  • Scrape and paint
Glyphosate

Moth Vine

Araujia sericifera

  • Hand remove
  • Scrape and paint
Glyphosate

Mother of Millions

Bryophyllum delagoense

  • Hand remove
  • Spray
Metsulfuron methyl

Pampas Grass

Cortaderia spp

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Patersons Curse/Vipers Bugloss

Echium spp

  • Hand remove
  • Spray
Picloram, Triclopyr

Pine, Radiata

Pinus radiata

  • Hand remove
  • Chop down
  • Stem inject or frill
Glyphosate

Privet, Large Leaf

Ligustrum lucidum

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Spray
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate, Triclopyr

Privet, Small Leaf

Ligustrum sinense

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Spray
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Queensland Silver Wattle

Acacia podalyriifolia

  • Hand remove
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Red Hot Poker

Kniphofia uvaria

  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Manually remove bulbs, corms and tubers
  • Stem swipe
Glyphosate

Reed, Giant

Arundo donax

  • Manually remove bulbs, corms and tubers
  • Spray
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Sycamore

Acer pseudoplatanus

  • Hand remove
  • Chop down
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Tobacco, Wild

Solanum mauritianum

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Trad

Tradescantia fluminensis

  • Hand remove
  • Spray
Glyphosate

Tree of Heaven

Ailanthus altissima

  • Stem inject or frill
  • Scrape and paint
Glyphosate

Turkey Rhubarb

Acetosa sagittata

  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Manually remove bulbs, corms and tubers
  • Spray
  • Scrape and paint
Glyphosate

Tutsan

Hypericum androsaemum and Hypericum kouytchense (syn.H. x moserianum)

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Spray
  • Scrape and paint
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate

Watsonia

Watsonia meriana var. bulbillifera

  • Manually remove bulbs, corms and tubers
  • Spray
  • Stem swipe
Glyphosate

Wattle, Cootamundra

Acacia baileyana

  • Hand remove
  • Remove seeds, pods or fruit
  • Stem inject or frill
  • Cut and paint
Glyphosate