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How to Use Tenacity Herbicide

By DoMyOwn staff

Weeds can ruin the look of an otherwise healthy lawn. Tenacity Herbicide is a great product to eliminate pesky weeds.

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Tenacity is a selective pre and post emergent herbicide concentrate that targets a variety of weeds such as Chickweed, Clover, Crabgrass , Dandelion, Foxtail, Henbit, and Nutsedge.

Tenacity prevents photosynthesis in plants. It will absorb and start working immediately, however, it can take up to 2-3 weeks before full death occurs on your weeds. Some weeds will need a follow up application. If rainfall hasn't occurred within 10 days after a pre-emergent application, activate with some irrigation.

To prepare Tenacity, use the included syringe for measuring to dilute the product with water in a pump sprayer . If spot treating, measure out 1/2 teaspoon of Tenacity with 1 and a 1/2 teaspoons of surfactant in 1 gallon of water. A Surfactant is recommended with Tenacity to improve weed control and provide a better stick to the leaf surface of the weeds. 

Refer to the product label for specific target weeds and lawns that can be treated. The 8oz bottle of Tenacity can cover 1 to 2 acres of property when broadcasting for weed control. This comes out to 4-8 oz per 30 gallons of water per acre. 

Tenacity is a powerful herbicide, we highly recommend mixing a temporary coloring agent, such as Turf Mark Blue, to help you better view where you have applied the product and prevent overlapping. While no problems should arise if you're using Tenacity on turf that's on the label, excessive overlapping of this herbicide can cause temporary burn or loss of color in your yard. It won't kill your lawn, just temporarily whiten it. Color will return within a few weeks.

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