Because poa annua and and fescue are so closely related, there are few products that will kill the poa annua without also harming the fescue. The only one we are currently aware of is called Prograss. Your other options would be to either spot-treat with a Roundup-type product and then reseed with the fescue in those areas, or you can use a preemergent like Prodiamine 65 WDG in the fall to prevent the poa from growing in the first place.
Prograss EC Herbicide is mixed at the rate of 1.5 - 6 oz. in 1/2 to 1-1/2 gallons of water per 1,000 sqft depending on turf type. Please refer to the product label for complete instructions.
According to the Prograss EC Herbicide product label, If overseeding with turf-type tall fescue, you can apply Prograss at the same time you are overseeding, therefore, you could tank mix with Tenacity if overseeding with TTTF.
Prograss EC Herbicide product label does not state that a surfactant is required with the application and the application should be dried prior to 24 hours of irrigation.
It is recommended to use Prograss EC Herbicide in both a spring and fall application to get the best results. However, you can start with a spring application and still get good results. This product is also labeled for use in rye grasses, so it should work effectively in eagle rye.
Prograss EC Herbicide is mixed at the rate of 1.5 - 6 oz. in 1/2 to 1-1/2 gallons of water per 1,000 sqft depending on turf type you are treating. Please refer to the product label for complete instructions.
According to the manufacturer and the Prograss EC Herbicide product label, you would not want to reseed Kentucky Bluegrass until 6 weeks after the last application of the product. Prograss should be applied to Tall Fescue in the fall and when overseeding with Tall Fescue turf-type, Prograss application and the seeding may be done simultaneously.
Prograss EC Herbicide would need to be applied as a spray to the targeted weeds as a spot treatment or broadcast as directed on the product label.
For post-emergent control of Poa Annua in cool season grass there's only one that is labeled for it and it's Prograss. You can hit it with a high nitrogen fertilizer to burn it out or wait until temperatures hit 85 degrees and up for it to die out. The best time to treat is in the fall with a pre-emergent, one of the best ones for this is Pendulum or Dimension.
Your other options would be to either spot-treat with a Roundup-type product and then reseed with the cool season grass you have in those areas.
Yes, this restriction applies to all states. Your landscaper can apply Prograss EC Herbicide if they have an applicator's license. You can find licensed applicators by calling professional landscape companies and inquiring if they are licensed applicators.
is mixed at the rate of 1.5 - 6 oz. in 1/2 to 1-1/2 gallons of water per 1,000 sq ft depending on turf type you are treating however it is only allowed for application by licensed applicators. Please refer to the product label for complete instructions.