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23/04/2014 at 18:54

OK.  Anyone know how to control or get rid of Oxalis cornularis please?  Or do I just learn to enjoy it!!  Its in a large bowl with cactus in it - the long narrow ones with lots of prickles and extensions.  Is there a broad-leaved herbicide that would not hurt the cactus?

23/04/2014 at 19:47

Paint the oxalis with round up gel Christine.

23/04/2014 at 21:47

Thank you Verdun.  Yes, I was thinking along similar lines.  Would the gel be thin enough to manoeuvre a small brush between and cacti?  Will give it go though.  I cannot think of any other way.  Twould be a very prickly job to empty the bowl of cacti and pick out the oxalis!  Thank you again.

23/04/2014 at 21:50

Use cardboard or hardboard pieces to keep cacti safe and away from the gel.  A cloudy dry day is better than a hot sunny one too.  

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