Curly-Leaf Pondweed

[ Potamogeton crispus ]

Curly-leaf Pondweed (Potamogeton crispus) is an exotic invasive species now found throughout the United States. Commonly becomes a nuisance in early spring before native plants appear.

Curly-Leaf Pondweed
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Curly-Leaf Pondweed is a flowering, submersed plant. Curly pondweed grows throughout the United States and Canada and is native to Europe. They occur in a variety of aquatic habitats.

Q. What are the best control options?
A.

Herbicide Application:
The good news is that this exotic invader is easy to control. While several products are very effective on this plant like Hydrothol 191 Granular or Reward liquid our #1 recommendation is Aquathol Super K Granular.

Q. When is the best time to treat?
A.

You can get after this plant early! Once water temperatures are around fifty-five degrees or warmer and the plant is viable.

Q. How do I actually apply the product(s)?
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Granular herbicides can be spread by a small Hand held spreader or can be tossed by a hand scoop.

Q. How often do I need to treat Curly-leaf Pondweed?
A.

Only once – it will not grow back the same season.

Q. How long before I see results?
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Generally within seven to ten days things will be cleared up.

Pond Weed & Lake Service.
1001 Great Plains Blvd.
Chaska
Minnesota
55318
USA