Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide

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Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide

Acclaim Extra is a selective post-emergence herbicide that controls annual and perennial grasses in turf. A systematic herbicide that works in a single treatment, Acclaim is one of the only post-emergence herbicides that can control crabgrass and goosegrass effectively with good tolerance on desirable turf. And it does so in a wide range of growth stages – from spikes to 5-tillers.




Acclaim Extra is a selective post-emergence herbicide that controls annual and perennial grasses in turf. A systematic herbicide that works in a single treatment, Acclaim is one of the only postemergence herbicides that can control crabgrass and goosegrass effectively with good tolerance on desirable turf. And it does so in a wide range of growth stages – from spikes to 5-tillers.

Acclaim Extra is absorbed primarily through foliage. It’s most effective during periods of active weed growth, and is rainfast about one hour after drying. Susceptible weeds stop growing, turn red or purple, then die within one week.

Please Note: Broadleaf herbicides such as 2,4-D or MCPP may reduce the effectiveness of Acclaim Extra Herbicide. Do not apply Acclaim Extra within 21 days following a 2,4-D or MCPP application, or 5 days before a 2,4-D or MCPP application.

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  • 20 of 20 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Only thing that got rid of Japanese Stiltgrass
    By Lowell in Asheville, NC on 07/28/2012
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    I tried other selective herbicides, adding surfactant, but only Acclaim got rid of most of the Japanese Stiltgrass invading my lawn. Only drawback is its price!! After doing some research, it seems this product is about all that really works for lawns to control this specific weed.

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  • 17 of 19 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Acclaim Extra works well to supress bermuda grass in fescue
    By Charles in Mooresville on 06/25/2011
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    This product works great to suppress Bermuda grass in my tall fescue lawn. I mix it with turflon ester, herbicide helper surfactant, and colorant. This is the third year of applications and I have seen quite a reduction in Bermuda grass, as well as immediate short term suppression after each application of which I make 3 or 4 during the growing season. DoMyOwnpestControl.com has the best price on this item I have found. I see a review that it did not work well in crabgrass and found the following information helpful for that issue. “For killing crabgrass well after it has germinated (e.g., Acclaim Extra), but they are effective only at killing young crabgrass plants. Because these young crabgrass plants are small, they are very difficult to detect in a lawn rendering post emergent herbicides far less useful than pre emergent herbicides for killing crabgrass (Beaulieu, 2011). Reference Beaulieu, D. (2011). How to Kill Crabgrass.

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  • 13 of 13 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Japanese Stiltgrass is now under control.
    By Rick in Bluemont VA on 08/27/2012
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    Thanks to Acclaim! Roundup, which kills everything, was the only solution to rid Stiltgrass from my lawn. Two applications of Acclaim Extra Selective from a tank sprayer mixed with Adept surfactant are all that was needed…takes about 2 weeks to see results. Seems expensive but depending on the dilution 1 pint can make 80gal. 1 bottle should last me 3+ years.

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  • 9 of 9 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Great product! Kills Japanese Stilt grass.
    By Scott in Baltimore, MD on 08/07/2014
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    Acclaim killed all the Japanese Stilt grass that had invaded my lawn. Be patient though because it takes about 7-10 days to work. The leaves will begin to yellow after 5-7 days and then brown after 10-14 days. Definitely purchase the recommended Surfactant also. You will use less Acclaim and be able to treat your lawn much faster with better results. Acclaim also kills crab grass and seems to have thinned out some annual Bermuda grass that had invaded my lawn. Tip: I use a clear cough medicine measuring cup to measure out the recommended amount (.46oz=14ml) for my one gallon tank sprayer.

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  • 9 of 10 people found this review helpful:

    2 of 5 stars  Does not work that great
    By Richard in Baltimore, MD on 08/15/2011
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    I purchased this thinking it wojuld be better than products I can get at Home depot. However, the Bayer All in One with Crabgrass control works better on Crabgrass. I also tried this on bermudagrass and it was completely ineffective. I have been following the directions to the letter and it just does not seem to work.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Realy works - give it time!
    By Dave in Doylestown, PA on 09/04/2017

    This is about the only stuff that will kill Japanese Stiltgrass in your lawn without harming the lawn. You won't see results for several days - keep the faith - but eventually the stiltgrass all turns brown.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Give it time
    By Martin in Staunton, VA on 08/20/2017

    Acclaim does not provide instant gratification, but after 2-3 weeks of wondering whether it was going to work, the weeds are giving up.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Acclaim and Japanese stilt grass
    By Peter in Montgomeryville, PA on 08/08/2017

    So far, so good. This stuff kills this nasty Japanese Stiltgrass that seems to multiply over night in my lawn. It has been just a bit over 2 weeks and I just did a second application to get what I missed or what sprouted since the initial spray. I did end up using the surfactant, and you should, otherwise this stuff will just run off. Dye might have helped me track areas. I did this in a hand sprayer on my lawn in SE PA. I recommend you read up on stiltgrass, and then the Acclaim label so you know what you are doing.

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  • 5 of 5 stars  So glad this is available online
    By Brian in Pound Ridge on 08/08/2017

    I spent $100 and 1 hour applying this. The lawn company said I needed 3 applications X $700 each = $2,100. Glad they can't hold me hostage anymore now that this is available online. Only problem was I used too low of a concentration on DialNSpray. I used 1Oz setting with half Acclaim and half surfactant. I'll try 3 Oz next week.

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  • 1 of 5 stars  Acclaim Extra for Japanese Stiltgrass
    By Alex in Westchester, NY on 07/31/2017

    Carefully followed instructions, Simply did not work. oh well

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  • 5 of 5 stars  ACCLAIM is killing my Japanese Stiltgrass!
    By Gonra in Warrington PA on 07/28/2017

    Used 30ml ACCLAIM/ gallon and 15ml SURFACTANT/gallon. Color wasn't any real use for me... Give it aweek or so. Japanese Stiltgrass kinda "shrivels away". Great!

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  • 5 of 5 stars  Best Price
    By Bob in Florence, Oregon on 05/02/2016

    received as promised, timely and for the right price.

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful:

    1 of 5 stars  Did not work for my crabgrass
    By John in Daytona Beach on 08/17/2015
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    I am up to 3oz/gal and it is not killing anything. grab grass and many weeds still doing fine.

    Expert Response   Expert response:
    Oh dear! We are sorry to hear the Acclaim did not work up to your expectations. Herbicides work well when used under optimal conditions but there are some environmental conditions that can diminish the efficacy of the products such heat or drought stressed weeds, recently mown weeds, etc. Please give our customer care team a call so we can help you troubleshoot the issue and get the herbicide working up to its potential: 866-581-7378

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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful:

    5 of 5 stars  Effectively kills stiltgrass
    By Rs in Phila, pa on 07/07/2015

    Awesome. Surfactant and dye are highly recommend. This is expensive stuff so you want to SEE where you are laying it down as well as making sure it coats rather than bead off the leaves. the blue dye gives a nice but subtle contrast. As always, wear a mask that will handle the vapor and latex/rubber gloves. Kill this crap before it takes over the forest and woods of the US.

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  • 6 of 6 people found this review helpful:

    4 of 5 stars  Acclaim Extra/ Phenoxyprop-ethyl formulations
    By Steve in Lodi on 10/15/2014

    I have used this product with somewhat mixed success. As mentioned on label, it suppresses, but does not control bermuda. Suppression lasts anywhere from 3 months to 2 years. As commercial applicator, I have just begun using it on crabgrass. It seems to work a bit more consistently than Quinchlorac (Drive) based formulations and has less frequent side effect to fescue. For those of you who are not getting results from this product, note that a non ionic surfactant is listed for sale along with Acclaim. Use it. You might also go over how carefully you measured and applied product to lawn area. I figure application of 2 gallons of spray to 1000 sq ft. area at labeled rates. If you don't apply product at labeled rates and 2 gal/1000, it is not likely to work.

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02/06/2011 Deb

QHow much Acclaim Extra Selective herbicide do I need to use to make one gallon of finished solution?

AAccording to page 4 of the Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide product label "Hand-Held Sprayer Application for Spot Treatments: For hand-held pump-type sprayers, add 0.30 to 0.46 fluid ounce of Acclaim Extra Herbicide per gallon of water. Apply 0.30 fluid ounce per gallon of water when the grass weed is in the 1- to 4-leaf stage of growth. Apply 0.46 fluid ounce per gallon of water when the grass weed has 1 to 2 tillers. Spray target weeds thoroughly to the point of spray deposit runoff. Optimum results occur when spray coverage is thorough. The addition of a surfactant will improve coverage. A dye or colorant may be added to avoid spray pattern overlap." You can check out the product label and MSDS on our website by clicking on the link we provided above or by clicking on the links provided on the individual product pages.

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08/19/2011 Linda from Virgina Beach Va 23456

QCan you seed following an Acclaim treatment?
when crab grass is dead can seed be put down and if so how long do u wait to seed?

AAccording to the Acclaim product label: Fescues and ryegrass may be overseeded immediately following Acclaim Extra applications. All other turf species should be overseeded after a 21-day waiting period.

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06/24/2011 John

QDoes Acclaim kill Bermuda grass without killing the Fescue around it? What is the spread rate?

AAcclaim Extra Herbicide will suppress the growth of common Bermudagrass and rhizome Johnsongrass. Apply Acclaim Extra Herbicide at 20 fluid ounces per acre (0.46 fluid ounce/1000 sq. ft.) as soon as common Bermudagrass or rhizome Johnsongrass begins growth. Repeat applications of Acclaim Extra every 28 to 35 days to continue growth suppression of these species. Do not apply more than a total of 120 fluid ounces per acre (2.75 fluid ounces/1000 sq.ft.) per growing season

8 of 9 people found this answer helpful.
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07/04/2015 Allyn from Berwyn, Pa (philadelphia Suburbs)

QWhat post-emerg product do you recommend for controlling Jap. stilt grass (est. lawn) bluegrass and fescue mix?
I do not want to use glyphosate.

AAcclaim Extra Herbicide is labeled for Japanese Stiltgrass and can be used in Kentucky Bluegrass and fescue lawns.

6 of 6 people found this answer helpful.
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04/23/2013 Shelly from Jacksonville

QIs Acclaim safe for St Augustine grass?

AAcclaim Extra Selective Herbicide is not labeled to be applied to St Augustine grasses and is not recommended for this use.

6 of 6 people found this answer helpful.
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Most Recent Customer Questions

09/10/2017 Dan from Nj

QWhat is Acclaim Herbicide and surfactant rainfastness?
I sprayed acclaim (for stilt and crab grass) with this surfactant and we got a rogue rain storm between 45 and 1 hour after spraying the lawn. It had been sunny and hot just prior to the rain I expect the spray dried. Do I need to respray? Will respraying damage the lawn grasses I don't want to kill?

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Per the product label for Acclaim Extra Herbicide, rainfall or irrigation within one hour of application may cause a reduction in grass control. Allow spray deposit to dry before irrigation. If stunting or injury occurred with the previous application, avoid applying until turfgrass recovery is complete (unless temporary stunting can be tolerated). You should wait at least 14 days before a reapplication with Acclaim Herbicide. Do not reapply Acclaim Extra to previously treated seedling Kentucky bluegrass for at least two months. 

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08/30/2017 Bill from Coatesville, Pa

QDoes Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide control poison ivy?

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Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide is not labeled for poison ivy.  You may want to consider a product like Bonide Poison Ivy and Brush Killer instead.

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08/09/2017 Greg from Catthage, Mo

QAfter applying Acclaim Extra to Fescue, is it ok to pasture cattle & cut for hay?

A

Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide is not labeled to be applied in pastures.  Depending on what you are treating, for Martins Clear pasture would be a great option. 

 

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07/28/2017 Peter from Bernardsville, Nj

QCan Acclaim be used on Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania sedge)?

A

Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide will have no affect on any type of sedge. 

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07/09/2017 Steve from Jamestown, Ky

QDoes Acclaim Extra actually kill Johnsongrass or just suppress it?
I want to kill Johnsongrass in a fescue hay field without harming the fescue. Do you have a better suited product for this purpose?

A

Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide will supress johnsongrass. Pastora Herbicide can be used in Tall Fescue pastures and for johnsongrass. Check with your state extension or Department of Agriculture before use, to be certain Pastora is registered in your state. 

 

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07/03/2017 Joe from New Jersey

QWhat is the shelf life of Acclaim?
I have a container that's about 3 years old and has never been opened and I have one that was opened. Are they still good?

A

Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide has a shelf life of about 3-5 years if kept out of extreme temperatures (above 90 and below freezing) and direct sunlight.  If the product has separated and you are not able to get it back into suspension after shaking, then it would be recommended to replace it with new stock.

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06/25/2017 Nicky from Laurel

QIs Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide ineffective when applied without the surfactant?

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The addition of a surfactant such as the Non-Ionic Surfactant for Herbicides will improve coverage per the product label for Acclaim.

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06/25/2017 Nicky from Laurel

QHow long after applying Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide can I apply cutter backyard bug control spray?

A

Acclaim Extra is compatible in tank mixes with many other commonly used herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and fertilizers. We always recommend that you test a small, inconspicuous area first before mixing any products together. 

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06/21/2017 Gregory from Dexter, Mo

QHow can I kill Johnsongrass and crabgrass without harming my fescue?

A

Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide  is a selective post-emergent herbicide that controls annual and perennial grasses in turf.  This includes Crabgrass as well as seedling Johnsongrass, and it will suppress rhizome Johnsongrass and is safe for use in tall Fescue. 

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05/20/2017 Celia from Middleburg, Fl

QCan Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide be used to kill sandbur in bahiagrass?

A

Acclaim Extra Selective Herbicide is labeled to control sandbur but does not list bahiagrass as a tolerable turf species for application. Are you seeking post control or preventative application?

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