broad-leaved : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s having relatively broad rather than needlelike or scalelike leaves
- Scientists discovered several years ago that 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) would kill broad-leaved plants while leaving grasses alone.
- It also damaged a few broad-leaved trees.
- It did kill broad-leaved plants like bindweed.
News & Articles
- ‘Safer’ slug bait not so much for dogs
Garden writer Ciscoe Morris warns against iron-phosphate slug bait, as it’s harmful to dogs, and also against vigorous summer pruning of broad-leaved evergreens — you’ll likely kill them.
Aug. 22, 2013 - Seattle Times