Martin's TopShot Weed Killer can be applied when the ground is damp. This should not be applied in temperatures above 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
Yes, it is recommended that you use the Martin's TopShot Weed Killer when the temperatures are below 85 degrees Fahrenheit. This can be applied every 30 days as needed.
The manufacturer recommends it would be best if you apply the Martin's TopShot Weed Killer a day before rain is expected. Most of the time 1 hour is plenty long enough for the solution to dry, depending on the weather conditions.
Per ampule, Martin's TopShot Weed Killer will treat 2,500 sq ft (50 ft X 50 ft) and 0.06 fl. oz (1.8 ml) is needed.
Handheld Pump-Up Pressure Sprayer
If you prefer you may use a handheld pump-up pressure sprayer with a capacity of 1 to 3 gallons.
The ?Martin's TopShot Weed Killer label does not specifically state a temperature in which this product should be used. However, it is recommended that you use the Martin's TopShot Weed Killer? when the temperatures are below 90 degrees Fahrenheit. It can be applied in the early morning or late evening when temperatures are not as high. You do not want to apply during the heat of the day to prevent potential damage.
We do not recommend applying Top Shot or other MSM products while centipede turf is dormant.
Martin's TopShot Weed Killer is the ideal treatment for St. Augustinegrass, Zoysiagrass, Centipede grass, Bermudagrass, Fine Fescue and Kentucky Bluegrass. Use this product when weeds (including Bahia) are actively growing during spring, summer or fall.
You can mow two days prior to Martin's TopShot Weed Killer application and two days after application. It’s best to bag clippings.
Martin's TopShot Weed Killer is labeled for Oxalis and can be used safely on a St. Augustine lawn. It is not labeled for sedges.
The Martin’s TopShot Weed Killer package contains 2 ampules, and each one covers 2,500 sq ft. You can use anywhere from 1-3 gallons of water to dilute the product to treat that 2500 sq ft area. The lower volume will be better for fewer weeds or less dense growth, while the higher volume will be better for denser weed growth so that you have sufficient coverage on the targe weeds. Keep in mind that when using herbicides, it is most important to use the correct amount of active ingredient for the size area you are treating, and you can just think of the water as a carrier for that active ingredient.
Martin's TopShot Weed Killer can be applied to wet grass. It’s even recommended to apply after a morning dew.
Martin's TopShot Weed Killer is only labeled for listed, established lawns and not around hedges/exposed roots, etc.
No, Martin's TopShot Weed Killer cannot be used around fruit trees or vegetable gardens.
Martin's TopShot Weed Killer will not harm Zeon Zoysia as it is listed as a tolerant turf grass. As long as your lawn is now established and has been mowed at least 2 times, Martin's TopShot will not harm your Zeon Zoysia. Be sure to consult the product label prior to application.
Since Martin's TopShot Weed Killer is not labeled as safe to use on carpetgrass, we would not recommend using it on this type of turf at all. A great product to use for post-emergent control of bittercress in carpetgrass would be Dismiss Herbicide. After applying Dismiss Herbicide, you would need to wait at least one month before overseeding. You can view full application directions on the product label here.
Yes, Martins TopShot can be used in Bermuda grass.
Martin's TopShot Weed Killer does not list daylily or wandering jew as controlled so we cannot confirm it would kill it. We would recommend a product that contains triclopyr such as Monterey Spurge Power for more complete kill on this plant. Cultural practices such as removing all plant litter and bringing native plants into the area to better compete will also help to eradicate this plant.
No, Martin’s TopShot Weed Killer will not control quackgrass. Please let us know what kind of turfgrass you have so that we can better assist you.