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Plantain Buckhorn

How to Get Rid of Plantain Buckhorn

Characteristics

 

  • Plantago lanceolata
  • perennial weed
  • basal rosette (leaves are grouped from a central point in a circular shape)
  • low growing with flower stems that extend upwards
  • flowers are bunched at end of them (broadleaf plantain’s have flowers that extend along the flower stem)
  • flowers during the summer months

Treatment

Selective 

Non-Selective

  • spot treat in trouble areas
  • only treat the target weed and avoid wanted vegetation
  • best time to apply is in the spring and fall
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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. Speed Zone Broadleaf Herbicide- Gallon
    $89.25

    Speed Zone herbicide is specially beneficial when a quick visual result is needed, since it lives up to it's name "Speed Zone". Speed Zone is a broadleaf herbicide for turf. Speed Zone kills weeds by inhibiting growth of chlorophyll production, weed death occurs within 7-14 days. A very versatile product, Speed Zone provides broadleaf weed control fast for cool and warm season grasses. Learn More
  2. Bonide Weed Beater Ultra Concentrate -16 oz

    Starting at: $27.95

    Bonide Weed Beater Ultra Concentrate is a systemic broadleaf weed killer for lawn and turf areas. As a systemic herbicide, it works on the inside, all the way to the roots. Weed Beater Ultra Concentrate can be used in warm weather and cool weather (down to 45F). Learn More
  3. Solitare Herbicide
    $137.95

    Solitare Herbicide is a powerful selective post-emergent herbicide which controls broadleaf weeds, annual grasses, and sedges. It is labeled for control and suppression of over 60 weed varieties in both cool season and warm season grasses

    Solitare Herbicide reduces the capability of weed reproduction for the current season. It also decreases weed populations in the seasons that follow by impacting the viability of the seeds. All of this is accomplished while providing an excellent margin of safety for desirable turfgrasses.

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  4. 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
  5. Bonide Chickweed, Clover and Oxalis Killer Concentrate-Pt 061

    Starting at: $18.65

    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. 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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  7. Dismiss South

    Dismiss South Herbicide excels in the control of purple nutsedge, as well as the yellow nutsedge, green kyllinga and other sedges, annual grasses and broad-leaf weeds. The Dismiss South formulation is for warm season turf where purple nutsedge is a problem. As a post-emergent, selective herbicide, it combines two active ingredients, Sulfentrazone - 33.33%, Imazethapyr - 6.67%. It may be applied in established turf areas including commercial, residential, athletic fields, institutional lawns, golf course roughs and fairways, and commercial sod farms

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  8. Quali-Pro MSM Turf  Dry Flowable Herbicide - 2 oz

    Starting at: $21.40

    Quali-Pro MSM Turf Herbicide is used on Bluegrass, Bermuda grass, and St. Augustine grasses to tackle hard to kill weeds such as, Bahia grass, Foxtail, Rye grass and Virginia Button weeds.

    Save money with Quali-Pro MSM Turf Herbicide. Compare Quali-Pro MSM Turf herbicide to Nu Farm Manor or Blade herbicides with the same active ingredient (Metsulfuron Methyl 60.0%) as a less expensive alternative.They are identical with the same labels.

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  9. Weed Out  with Crabgrass Killer-32 oz

    Starting at: $17.70

    Ferti-Lome Weed-Out with Crabgrass Killer (previously called," Fertilome Weed Out with Q") still has the same triple formulation of 2,4-D, Quinclorac, and Dicamba to get rid of tough weeds such as crabgrass. Ferti-Lome's Weed Out with Crabgrass Killer also controls broadleaf and grassy weeds such as Barnyardgrass, Black-Eyed Susan, Buttercup, Catnip, Chickweed, Dandelion, Dollarweed, Foxtail, Ground Ivy, Jimsonweed. Morning Glory, Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Ragweed, Sunflower, Thistle, and other broadleaf weeds. It may be used on both cool season and warm season residential lawns (read the label for complete instructions and restrictions). This powerful crabgrass, broadleaf, and grassy weed killer travels through the whole weed, including the root after it penetrates the leaves.

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  10. Alligare Triclopyr 4 -Gallon and 2.5 Gallon

    Starting at: $38.90

    Alligare Triclopyr 4 Qt

    Alligare Triclopyr 4 with Triclopyr 61.6% is more economical than other Triclopyr 60.0% products such as Remedy Ultra and Garlon 4.

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