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Question: 241-5201
Is there anything that will accelerate the deterioration of old stumps? Bill, Portsmouth, RI

Mort's Answer:
You can drill holes in the top of the stump and add any strong acid. Ammate crystals make an effective acid when added to water. You can use straight table salt and boiling water. Naturally the deeper the holes the more penetration. Many tree companies have stump removers that will saw below the soil line.

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