The shelf life of Roundup Pro Concentrate is 3-5 years from the date of purchase if stored a room temperature.
Roundup Pro Concentrate can applied in a hand held pump sprayer at 2.4-4 fl oz per gallon of water. You will use the finished solution within 24 hrs of mxing. Please refer to the product label for full mixing and application instructions. It can take several applications to achieve the desired results and you may notice visible effects on most annual weeds occur within 2 to 4 days. Keep in mind that this is only a post-emergent herbicide; it does not prevent new weeds from germinating.
Roundup Pro Concentrate should be applied when weeds are actively growing and temperatures are between 65-85 degrees.
The active ingredient in Roundup is Glyphosate and there are different strengths and uses for both Commerical and Residential use. There are Roundup products geared more towards professional use such as the ones listed below where the residential are under the Scotts brand. The percentage of Glyphosate, the container size and area needing to be treated all are considered when recommending the best Non - Selective Herbicide.
The difference is the Roundup products we carry are below.
Roundup Pro Concentrate (2.5 gal jug)
* 50.2% Glyphosate - Basic Roundup/larger container
* Mixing Rate varies (.5 fl oz - 10.5 fl oz per gallon of water depending on desired strength. See Table 6.3 on page 3 of label)
Roundup Pro Max (1.67 gal jug)
* More acid content than the original Roundup Pro
* 48.7% Glyphosate
*Mix 2 oz per gallon
* Higher amount of Glyphosate PLUS surfactant to help with faster burndown.
* Glyphosate 73.3% & Diqate 2.9%)
Once Roundup Pro Concentrate has been mixed, the solution must be used or discarded within 24 hours.
You can replant two weeks after the application of Roundup Pro Concentrate.
The amount of finished solution will vary depending on the weeds that you are treating when using Roundup Quick Pro Concentrate. Please refer to the product label for dilution rates for you specific treatment. There is a rate charge in section 6.3 of the label. Using this chart, the 2.5 gallon container of Roundup Pro Concentrate will yield anywhere from 30 - 640 gallons of finishe solution.
Your best option is handpulling or very carefully spot treating with a glyphosate based product like Roundup Pro Concentrate. We apologize but there is not a selective herbicide for broadleaf weeds in vinca minor.
Roundup Pro Concentrate can be applied as a spot treatment to lawns for weeds. It will pretty much kill what it touches, so you should avoid contact with desirable plants. If you would like further assistance selecting a product, you may reach our Customer Service staff at 866-581-7378 M-F 9a-5p EST.
Roundup Pro Concentrate is rainfast after 6 hours. It is recommended that it not rain within that time frame. If it does, the product should be reapplied.
You can reseed after 14 days of application of Roundup Pro Concentrate.
How many finished gallons you get from the Roundup Pro Concentrate 2.5 gallon jug depends on the dilution rate used. Per the product label you can use 0.5 fl to 10.5 fl oz per gallon of water depending on the weeds you need to treat. So at the lowest it can make 640 gallons or at the highest rate, approximately 30 gallons.