Crossbow Herbicide is labeled for the control of most kinds of unwanted trees. On page 5 of the label you can fine directions on how to use for conventional basal bark and stump applications. For larger or established trees, cutting the tree and making a stump application will be the best way to treat.
According to the Crossbow product label: Except for lactating dairy animals, there are no grazing restrictions after using this product. They should not be present during the application and while the surfaces are wet but can return when dry.
Yes, the Crossbow Herbicide is non toxic for bees when use in accordance with the product label.
Crossbow Herbicide will typically have an effect on brush and trees when applied to the root system. However, some applications require root applications while others only need a foliar application. It is very important that you read the Crossbow Herbicide product label and follow it exactly.
Crossbow Herbicide and other herbicides are best applied when the weeds or brush are actively growing and healthy. If the target weed is going into dormancy it would not be effective. Please see the product label for complete instructions for your particular application.
Crossbow Herbicide can harm grasses if applied when temps are over 85 degrees. Be sure that you apply when temps are below 85 degrees and in the morning or later evening.
Crossbow Herbicide is not labeled for bamboo, however we have heard if you cut down the bamboo level with the ground and apply Crossbow or a similar Triclopyr based product undiluted to the fresh cut it can help kill it out. Bamboo is extremely stubborn, so it can take several steps to remove it completely. You can use Round Up QuickPro at the highest listed usage rate to help eliminate bamboo. You will be required to cut the bamboo down to a short stump and then apply the Round Up QuickPro. It can take several applications to achieve the desired results.
According to the Crossbow product label: Except for lactating dairy animals, there are no grazing restrictions after using this product.. Do not allow lactating dairy animals to graze treated areas until the next growing season following application of Crossbow Herbicide.