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Clover

How to Get Rid of  White Clover

Characteristics

  • Trifolium repens L.
  • also know as dutch clover
  • short-lived cool-season perennial
  • grows rapidly and spreads by stolons
  • shallow root system
  • grows well in cool and moist weather
  • three oval shapes leaflets
  • white, crescent-shaped band on each leaflet
  • the flower is white and appears in early summer

 

Treatment

Selective 

  • best time to apply these herbicides is early in the fall
  • three-way products are highly recommended (2,4-D, dicamba and MCPP)
  • be careful to not apply during spring transition (green-up of the lawn) or when the temperature is more than 90 degrees
  • other active ingredients  that are recommended are triclopyr and metsulfuron
  • use of a surfactant will increase control and effectiveness
  • Make sure to properly identify your grass to make sure that the herbicide is safe for your lawn.  Choose your grass below to filter for products that are safe for your lawn:

Non-Selective

  • use non-selective herbicides to spot treat
  • look for active ingredients such as glyphosate
  • only target unwanted vegetation

Prevention

  • pre-emergent herbicides are not as effective because it is a perennial 
  • the best time to apply these herbicides is during the fall months
  • multiple applications are necessary
  • look for active ingredients that pre-emergent that also has post-emergent qualities (dithiopyr and indaziflam)

 

 

 

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  1. Monterey Spurge Power - 8 oz

    Starting at: $19.50

    Monterey's Spurge Power combines three active ingredients (MCPA - 56.4%, Triclopyr Acid - 5.0%, Dicamba Acid - 3.6%) as a powerful combination for post-emergent control of such broad leaf weeds as Spurge, Clover, Dandelions, Oxalis, Creeping Charlie on residential lawns. Learn More
  2. Dismiss Herbicide

    Starting at: $88.85

    Dismiss Herbicide, by FMC is a selective, post-emergent herbicide. It has shown to work faster than Certainty, Sedgehammer or Monument. Dismiss Herbicide is one of the best herbicides for sedge weed control in residential and commercial turf. Troublesome sedges such as green kylinga and yellow nutsedge are knocked out with visible results from one to two days. It not only attacks the surface of the weeds but better yet, gets into the soil to penetrate the sedge tubers. This penetrating soil action helps to prevent additional outbreaks of sedges. It is also labeled for the control or suppression on over 45 broadleaf weeds and grasses.

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  3. 4 speed xt herbicide selective

    Starting at: $47.95

    4 Speed XT Selective Herbicide combines four active ingredients, triclopyr, 2,4-D, pyraflufen and dicamba for a powerful and fast control of more than 100 broadleaf weeds Learn More
  4. Crossbow Herbicide

    Crossbow Herbicide has two active ingredients, 2,4-D - 34.4% and Triclopyr - 16.5% for use of unwanted woody plants. Crossbow Herbicide provides excellent control of woody plants and brushes such as poison oak without harming grasses. It is a selective, post-emergent herbicide, which also provides control of annual and perennial broadleaf weeds. There are no grazing restrictions, except lactating dairy animals, and it is rain fast within two hours. Learn More
  5. Bonide Chickweed, Clover and Oxalis Killer Concentrate-Pt 061

    Starting at: $18.65

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    Bonide's Chickweed, Clover, and Oxalis Killer has a combination of three different active ingredients. This powerful systemic herbicide kills clover, chickweed, knotweed, cocklebur, oxalis, thistle, plantain and many other species of broadleaf weeds. Bonide's Chickweed, Clover, and Oxalis Killer Concentrate, #061 covers 5,000 square feet.

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  6. EndRun Herbicide (Trimec)

    Starting at: $79.95

    End Run's formulation with Trimec has a pre-loaded surfactant that improves the plant uptake, increasing the spreading on leaf surfaces for accuracy in application Learn More
  7. QuickSilver Herbicide
    $161.50

    As a post emergent and contact herbicide, QuickSilver T&O is a selective herbicide for tough broadleafs in most types of newly seeded, sodded or sprigged turfgrass. In particular, QuickSilver Herbicide has shown outstanding control against silvery thread moss on Bentgrass and Bermudagrass greens and tees.

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  8. Confront Herbicide

    Confront herbicide combines two different active ingredients, Triclopyr and Clopyralid to control a broad spectrum of weeds such as tough to kill weeds like wild violet and oxalis to common weeds such as dandelion, clover, thistle and narrow leaf plantain in non residential in listed warm-season and cool season turf grasses. Confront will provide close to 100 % control of 35 hard to control broadleaf weeds when used according to directions on the label.

    Confront specialty herbicide is for commercial use only (not residential use).

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  9. Triclopyr 3 Herbicide

    Starting at: $159.95

    Triclopyr 3 with 44.4 % Triclopyr can be compared to Garlon 3A (same active ingredient and percentage). Triclopyr 3 is a broad-spectrum woody, brush, and perennial broad leaf control specialty herbicide. Apply Triclopyr 3 on industrial non-crop areas, around farm buildings, forest sites, Christmas tree plantations, as well as right-of-ways and roadsides. It may also be used in aquatic sites which have little or no continuous outflow (see label).

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  10. Brushmaster Herbicide- Qt

    Starting at: $32.50

    Brushmaster Herbicide as a post-emergent herbicide controls the toughest brush such as brambles, multiflora rose, kudzu, poison ivy, poison oak, and many other listed trees, vines and broadleaf weeds. Brushmaster is an ester Trimec formulation that can be sprayed almost any season of the year with its flexible label. Many uses include roadside ditches, fencerows, shoulders, farmstead buildings and other non-crop areas. Brushmaster is a low-volatile formulation that penetrates the unwanted vegetation and kills the roots. It is tough on broadleaf weeds and brush. It will not strip treated areas of erosion protection such as chemical sterilants and is economical to use.

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