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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. 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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  2. Hi-Yield Triclopyr Ester

    Starting at: $31.50

    Hi-Yield's Triclopyr Ester with Triclopyr Ester 61.6% is a specialty herbicide for the control of annual and perennial broadleaf weeds in cool season turf. It is very effective on the hard to control weeds like ground ivy, wild violets, clover, oxalis, field blindweed, and more. It is also used for hard to kill woody plants like poison ivy. Make 2-3 applications, 10-14 days apart. It also suppresses bermudagrass in fescue lawns by applying in once a month in the summer months. .

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  3. SpeedZone Lawn Weed Killer Concentrate - 20 oz.

    SpeedZone Lawn Weed Concentrate - 20 oz., 070251652402. Get SpeedZone Lawn Herbicide, Free Shipping. Speed Zone Lawn Weed Herbicide works on weeds fast. It works against tough broadleaf weeds such as plantain, clover, spurge, and ground ivy. Learn More
  4. Prosedge Herbicide

    Starting at: $16.90

    Nufarm Prosedge kills Nutsedge and other troublesome weeds in it's tracks. Yelllow Nutsege is not controlled by traditional grass or broadleaf herbicides. Prosedge contains the same active ingredient halosolfuron-methyl that is in Sedge-Hammer. Prosege is a fast-acting selective herbicide. Prosedge is absorbed into leaf tissue within 24 to 48 hours and begins the process of killing the weed.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Quinclorac 75 DF Herbicide

    Quinclorac 75 DF Herbicide - Dependable

    Quinclorac 75 DF Herbicide is a dependable selective herbicide, working on the toughest post-emergent weeds like crabgrass. Quinclorac 75 DF Herbicide is a 75% dry flowable quinclorac herbicide. Comparable to Drive Herbicide, by BASF. Quinclorac 75 DF controls grassy weeds and broadleaf weeds without harming turf. It has a long lasting control from one month to 90 days.

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  8. Quin Kill Max

    Starting at: $41.50

    Agrisel's Quin Kill Max Crabgrass & Weed Killer

    Quin Kill Max attacks the hard to kill crabgrass and other grassy and broadleaf weeds. This crabgrass killer is a post-emergent herbicide, killing listed weeds by its absorption by both roots and foliage. It can be used as a broadcast spray or a spot treatment. Quin Kill Max may applied in both residential and commercial locations such as residential lawns, parks, schools, athletic fields, golf courses, sod farms and more. Some of the listed weeds include crabgrass, foxtail, signalgrass, torpedograss, bindweed, clover, daisy, dandelion and more undesirable weeds.

    Mode Of Action

    Quin Kill Max is a quinoline carboxylic acid that begins to damage the leafs and stems. Visible results show the stem curling or twisting and chlorosis.

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  9. 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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  10. 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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