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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. Vexis 2 lb. shaker can

    Starting at: $27.50

    Vexis Herbicide Granular is a selective herbicide with a new proprietary active ingredient, pyrimisulfan to provide exceptional control of sedge and kylinga species. It comes in an easy-to-use granular formulation that reduces drift or off-target application and may be applied to both dry and wet turf.

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  2. Quali-Pro Sedgemaster

    Quali-Pro Sedgemaster with Halosulfuron-methyl 75% controls nutsedge and broadleaf weeds as a selective post-emergent herbicide without injury to ornamentals and turfgrass. Apply Sedgemaster in both warm and cool season turf grasses (established lawns, ornamental turfgrass, landscaped areas, commercial and residential turfgrass), and non-crop sites (see label for list). Learn More
  3. 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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  4. Sedgehammer Plus

    Starting at: $9.98

    Sedgehammer Plus comes in convenient packs to mix with water as a post-emergent, selective herbicide to control sedges such as yellow and purple sedges, Kyllinga species and some broad leaf weeds.  Sedgehammer Plus also contains a dry, non-ionic surfactant to increase efficiency for the best results.

    Sedgehammer Plus may be used on both cool-season and warm season turf grasses such as Bluegrass, St. Augustine, Fescue (find and tall), Bermudagrass, Centipede, Perennial Ryegrass and more.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. soxaben 75 WG (Gallery 75 Generic)

    Quali Pro's Isoxaben 75 WG is equivalent to Gallery 75 Dry Flowable

    Use rates: . 0.25- 0.50 oz per 1,000sq.ft.

    Isoxaben 75 WG is a pre-emergent herbicide that effectively controls broadleaf weeds. Isoxaben 75 WG is a selective pre-emergent and will last up to eight months. As a pre-emergent herbicide, it stops broadleaf weeds from germinating from seed. It has measured well in performance in ornamental, nursery, and landscape applications as well as working on both cool and warm season grasses. Only apply Isoxaben 75WG to turf grasses that are established. This wettable powder formulation may be tank mixed with other herbicides. Please see label for details and cautions.

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