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Using our Extra Long Pure Copper Stump Killer Spikes is one of the easiest and cheapest ways you can kill and remove a tree or stump. Extra Long 4" Pure Copper for maximum effectiveness Rots trees and stumps with very little effort. Free drill bit included Tip: You may also want to drive a nail in to each exposed root near the tree. This helps to quicken the process of the tree's decay.
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Depending upon the hardness of the tree and with copper 4/5(1). Jan 09, According to Hunker, using copper nails to kill a tree is a four-step process.
begin by pounding a copper nail at a downward angle at the base of the tree you want to kill. Larger copper nails will work faster.
Why you might want to kill a tree Some trees are simply growing in the wrong place.
The longer the better because it will penetrate more deeply into the tree. Hammer copper nails all around the tree in a treeclearing.barted Reading Time: 5 mins. Line up a long copper nail at the base of the tree stump beginning on either side.
Hold the middle of the nail with your non-dominant hand and hammer down firmly on the head of the nail. May 19, Linthorpe. N.E. England. Ratings: +1, I have heard that driving a number of copper nails around the trunk of a tree the nails will kill the tree, presumably by some chemical reaction.