Bitter Cress

Bitter cress is a common weed in waste places, flowerbeds and lawns.

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Bitter cress is a rosette-like annual with lobbed leaves that produces stems up to 25 cm tall with small white flowers. The seed pods explode (pop) seeds out when mature. This gives bitter cress the common name pop weed.


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In Lawns

In Garden Beds

  • Spot treat with Weed Weapon Rapid Action or Weed Weapon Invade Gel. Weed Weapon is systemic and kills weeds down to the roots within 2-4 days and is an ideal product for use around established trees and shrubs. It is inactive in the soil so planting can be safely carried out soon after treatment.
  • For a fast acting organic solution use Kiwicare Weed Weapon Natural Power.
  • For best results use in Spring and Autumn when weeds and turf are growing.

In Paths and Driveways

  • For long term control on paths and driveways use Weed Weapon Long Term. This will kill a wide range of weeds and prevent regrowth for up to 12 months.
  • For a fast acting organic solution use Weed Weapon Natural Power.
  • For best results use in Spring and Autumn when weeds and turf are growing.

Did You Know Did You Know

  • Bitter cress includes Cardamine hirsuta (hairy bitter cress), Cardamine debilis (New Zealand bitter cress), Cardamine flexuosa (wavy bitter cress).

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