Weed-opedia: Yellow Rocket – Southern Exposure

Weed-opedia: Yellow Rocket

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Yellow Rocket

 Yellow Rocket (Barbarea Vulgaris)

What does it look like?: Yellow Rocket can grow to about 1 – 2 feet tall, with deep green stalks that produce clusters of yellow flowers.

What causes it?: Moist shady areas, like ditches or creek beds. Thrives in areas that don’t get much direct sunlight.

When does it show up?: Classically a winter annual.

Best treatment plan: Post-emergent herbicide treatments are most effective for this weed. Call a professional for a free quote.

How long will it take to get rid of it?: With diligent treatments, it should not return the following year, since it is an annual.