What is a Quick way to kill weeds and other things. down on st. croix we consider it a weed but its still a tree. its called tan tan or thats the only name i know for it. it sprouts fast spreds fast and is thick as hell. unless you take out the WHOLE root it comes back stronger and thicker. i have tried burning, pickaxes, and pulling with cars, even a friend of mine tried a frag grenade( denated in the ground and burried close to the tan tan) share your worst roots and weeds and effective way to kill them here.