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Selective Herbicides

Selective Herbicides
 
 
These type of herbicides kill certain types of weeds, grasses, sedges and other plants without harming others. There are many different types of selective herbicides and you can use our filtering option to help you narrow down your selection.
 
How to use our filtering option
 
Step 1.  Determine what kind of weed are you trying to eliminate.
 
 
These weeds are generally broader than grassy weeds and have the main vein that divides the leaf in half and then have other veins branching out from there.  Broadleaf weeds tend to be very distinguishable from each other and will often bear colorful flowers that vary in shape and size.  Compared to grassy weeds, these weeds can be much easier to prevent and control.
Examples of broadleaf weeds:

2. Grassy Weeds

These weeds tend to have narrow, long leaves with parallel running veins compared to the netlike pattern that broadleafs create.    They do not bear colorful flowers and the leaves are very similar and hard to distinguish from each other.  Seed heads are one of the best ways to tell the difference between these types of weeds

Examples of grassy weeds:

3. Sedges

4. Vines

 
Step 2.   Determine what kind of grass or foliage you have. 
 
Knowing what kind of grass you have is very important when using selective herbicides. Select your grass below to see which herbicides are safe for your lawn.

If you have a grass that is not listed above, please contact us to help determine which herbicide is right for your lawn.

 
 
Step 3.    Choose your target weed type and what kind of grass you have
 
Example:  If you are trying to kill Crabgrass and you have St. Augustine, you would choose grassy weeds and then St. Augustine
 
 
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  1. Certainty Herbicide
    $90.41

    Certainty Turf Herbicide is a selective herbicide for control of annual and perennial grass and broadleaf weeds in highly managed turf, ornamental and native grass sites. Certainty Turf Herbicide with 75.0% Sulfosulfuron, controls tough weeds in residential and commercial turf. Look to kill with certainty in warm season turf, sedges (both yellow and purple), Kyllinga and other undesirable grasses and broadleaf weeds.

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  2. Katana Herbicide

    Katana Turf Herbicide is a selective herbicide that controls a broad range of broadleaf weeds in zoysiagrass, buffalo grasses, bermudagrass, centipedegrass, seashore paspalum and other warm-season turfgrass. It is noted for its removal of overseeded cool-season grasses as well as control of perennial and annual grasses and sedges.

    It excels in the removal of Poa annua, clumpy ryegrass, ryegrass, tall fescue, and annual ryegrass in warm season turf. Katana's label covers the control of 55 sedges, grassy, and broadleaf weeds. With such a broad spectrum of control, it is an excellent option for golf and commercial landscape maintenance in warm-season turf.

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  3. Quinclorac 1.5 L

    Quinclorac 1.5 L with Quinclorac 18.92% is comparable to Drive XLR8 herbicide as an excellent crabgrass killer. It is a post-emergent, selective herbicide that is superior in crabgrass control. It also treats a broad variety of other grasses and broadleaf weeds. It may be applied in residential or non-residential areas, parks, golf courses, athletic fields and many more locations.

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  4. Dismiss Herbicide

    Starting at: $71.50

    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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  5. Drive XLR8 1/2 Gallon

    Drive XLR8 Herbicide surpasses plain quinclorac as a crabgrass killer, even in the mature stages of the crabgrass. It has shown to have improved control over many troublesome weeds such as crabgrass, topedograss, kikuyugrass, and several broadleaves including clover.

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