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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. Bonide's Weed Beater Complete Granules

    These herbicide granules are truly complete.  It works as both a pre and post emergent herbicide and control sedges, annual grass and broadleaf weeds. Prozone Weed Beater Complete performs in both cool and warm weather.

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  2. 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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  3. 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
  4. Tenacity Herbicide

    Tenacity herbicide will allow lawns to look well from the beginning. Tenacity can be applied to existing weeds at seeding and provide residual control to continue keeping lawns and turfs looking good. It can be used to remove crabgrass, nimbleweed, bentgrass and other difficult to control weeds. It removes broadleaf weeds such as clover, dandelion, and chickweed. See label for a complete list.

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  5. 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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  6. lontrel turf and ornamental

    With Lontrel Turf Ornamental Herbicide, you can maintain a healthy turf even when trying to control clover and other hard to kill weeds. Killing clover without damaging your turf is possible with Lontrel Herbicide. It also works well on dollarweed, dandelion and thistle, without burning and harming St Austinegrass, Bermudagrass or closely mowed grass.

    Unfortunately, Lontrel Turf Ornamental Herbicide is only labeled for commericial areas, not labeled for residential use.

    With Lontrel Turf Ornamental Herbicide, you can maintain a healthy turf even when trying to control clover and other hard to kill weeds. Killing clover without damaging your turf is possible with Lontrel Herbicide. It also works well on dollarweed, dandelion and thistle, without burning and harming St Austinegrass, Bermudagrass or closely mowed grass.

    Unfortunately, Lontrel Turf Ornamental Herbicide is only labeled for commericial areas, not labeled for residential use.

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  7. 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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  8. 3 Way Max Turf and Ornamental Broadleaf Herbicide-qt

    Starting at: $38.25

    The 3 Way Max Turf and Ornamental (T &O) Broadleaf Herbicide is a selective broadleaf control in turfgrasses, including sodfarms. This multi-purpose herbicide contains three active ingredients; 47.3% 2,4D, 8.2% Meco Prop-P, and 2.3% Dicamba. Learn More

  9. Weed Whacker

    Starting at: $16.50

    Weed Whacker combines three active ingredients to kill 140+ weed types. This post-emergent selective broad-leaf herbicide may be applied to both cool and warm season kinds of grasses on residential turf against such weeds like dandelions, spurge, oxalis, plantain, ragweed, and others.

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