How do you kill a tree?
You could cut a ring all the way around it through the bark. A chainsaw is easiest but a handsaw, hatchet or axe works too.
You can chemically treat and kill trees
Go to Dr. Bonnie Appletons webpage and click on how to kill a tree -
Copper nails will do the trick also.
" Nitric Acid " kill Banyan Tree but it not for lifetime . Banyan tree (Ficus Bengalensis ) is immortal . It has a power to regenerate in 5-6 month . So it can not be destroyed fully . You can try " SBK " or "Copper Choloride " or " Sodium Cholorate " - Creosote or " Root Kill " To kill a banyan tree . You have to give the chemicals into the…
Gasoline is NOT good for a tree. It would kill it "IF" it is a large enough amount of gasoline poured on a young, small, sick, delicate or sensitive tree. A large, older tree and a small amount of gas is not a problem. It depends on all those factors if it would harm or kill a tree. There is potential.
Killing a Tree Among the possibilities: Disease Lightning Chainsaw Caterpillars If you are TRYING to kill a tree, (like a someones tree blocking your view) Either pound big copper nails into the base all the way around, or drill the base and put copper rods on the holes. - Go to this web site and click on How to Kill a Tree http://www.treelink.org/docs/appleton_posters.php