Trimec Crabgrass Plus Lawn Weed Killer Ready-To-Use is specially designed to control more than 200 common broadleaf and grassy weeds. It contains three active ingredients that are highly effective in eliminating unwanted weeds including emerged grassy weeds like foxtail and crabgrass on both cool-season and warm-season grasses. It works by penetrating the leaves of the weeds and move deep down to the roots to provide superior weed control. It features a ready-to-use formula for easier and more convenient application. This powerful formula controls grassy weeds such as foxtail, signalgrass, and crabgrass, as well as broadleaf weeds like aster, burclover, fiddleneck, dandelion, cockle, henbit, morning glory, musk thistle, mallow, poison ivy, poison oak, pigweed, ragweed, and plantain. Available in ready-to-use, trigger sprayer quart size bottle.
Grass weeds and broadleaf weeds like aster, bedstraw, buckhorn, daisy, curly dock, dandelion, gumweed, hawkweed, burdock, oxalis, parsnip, mustard, musk thistle, and pigweed.
For use in
Cool season and warm season turfgrass: Kentucky bluegrass, ryegrass, tall fescue, mixtures of cool season grasses containing fine fescues (red, hard and chewings), bermudagrass, zoysiagrass, buffalograss.
Apply this product from crabgrass emergence until the crabgrass is 3 to 4 inches in height. This period begins the first time that you can see crabgrass in your lawn. Retreat at 14 days later for dense populations. (See label for complete instructions).
Yes, if used as directed on label.
At least 3-5 years when stored according to label directions.
Do not apply this product in a way that will contact any person or pet, either directly or through drift. Keep people and pets out of the area during application. Do not allow people or pets to enter the treated area until sprays have dried.
Apply when daytime temperatures area between 50 degrees and 90 degrees F (do not apply above 85 degrees F for bermudagrass). Do not treat when air temperatures exceed 90 degrees F as damage to turfgrass may occur.
Do not apply this product to food crops (gardens, fruits and vegetables), forage crops, or ornamental plants including flowers, trees, shrubs, hedges, woody ornamentals, groundcovers established in landscape plantings and other nontarget plants.
Do not spray exposed roots of ornamentals and trees.
This product is for spot treatment only.
Do not use clippings from treated area as compost or mulch in vegetable gardens, flower beds, or around other desirable plants.
WHERE TO USE:
Cool-season Turfgrass: Kentucky bluegrass, ryegrass, tall fescue, mixtures of cool-season grasses containing fine fescues (red, hard and chewings), and bentgrass
Do not apply Trimec Crabgrass Plus Lawn Weed Killer Ready-To-Use to the following:
Warm-season Turfgrass: St. Augustinegrass, Bahiagrass, Centipedegrass, Carpetgrass, Seashore paspalum
Other areas: Lawns with desirable clovers or legumes, dichondra, ornamental plants (flowers, trees, groundcovers, landscape beds, and shrubs), turfgrass species that re not listed on the label, gardens including vegetables, fruit trees, vines, and berries.
WHEN TO USE:
Apply this product when weeds are small and actively growing.
Crabgrass (large and smooth)
Spring: Apply this product from crabgrass emergence until the crabgrass is 3 to 4 inches in height. This period begins the first time you can see crabgrass in your lawn. Retreat at 21 days later for dense populations.
Foxtail (green, giant, and yellow)
Spring and early summer: Apply this product to foxtail during the early growth stages or when foxtail is 1 to 4 inches in height. Retreat at 21 days later for dense populations.
Spring: Apply when dandelion, plantain, buttercup, speedwell, knotweed, and other broadleaf weeds are young and actively growing with adequate soil moisture for best results.
Fall: Apply when henbit, chickweed, white clover, ground ivy, lawn burweed, and other broadleaf weeds are young and actively growing with adequate soil moisture for best results.
HOW TO USE:
Adjust the nozzle to coarse spray pattern to minimize wind drift. Spray the weeds only. Spray to lightly cover broadleaf and grass weeds. Excessive spraying can injure some lawns. Do not apply when daytime temperatures are above 90 degrees F as lawn injury can occur (do not apply above 85 degrees F for bermudagrass).
For newly seeded areas:
Do not apply within 4 weeks after seedling emergence of Kentucky bluegrass, fine fescue mixtures, and perennial ryegrass. Apply this product to newly seeded grasses when well-established (approximately 6 weeks after seedling emergence) or after the third mowing.
For newly sodded, sprigged, or plugged areas:
The application of this product to newly sodded, sprigged, or plugged grasses should be delayed until 3 to 4 weeks after the sodding, sprigging, or plugging operations.
Turf species listed on the label can be seeded into the treated areas at 4 weeks after the application of this product.
Do not apply this product immediately before rainfall or irrigation. For best results, do not irrigate or water the turfgrass within 24 hours after application.
Avoid applications of this product when turfgrasses are under stress since injury may result.
Delay mowing 2 days before and until 2 days after the application of this product.
Crabgrass ( large and smooth), Foxtail (green, yellow, and giant), Kikuyugrass and Broadleaf Signalgrass
This pesticide is toxic to fish and aquatic invertebrates. Drift and runoff may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in water adjacent to treated areas. To protect the environment, do not allow pesticide to enter or run off into storm drains, drainage ditches, gutters or surface waters. Applying this product in calm weather when rain is not predicted for the next 24 hours will help to ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash pesticide off the treatment area.
This product has properties and characteristics associated with chemicals detected in groundwater. The use of this chemical in areas where soils are permeable, particularly where the water table is shallow, may result in groundwater contamination. Application around cistern or well may result in contamination of drinking water or groundwater.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
What type of sprayer to use?
Pump-up sprayer, hose-end sprayer, or tow-behind sprayer.
What is the application rate?
Rates may vary depending on the type of lawn. Check label.
When is the product rainfast?
6-8 hours after application.
When can people and pets re-enter the area?
When the spray has dried after application.
How long does it take to dry?
Depends on the weather conditions. The product takes longer to dry on a cool, cloudy day than on a warm, sunny day.
When to mow?
Mow either 2-3 days before application or 2-3 days after application.
How soon to re-apply?
Wait a minimum of 21 days between applications.
Where to use?
When to re-plant?
Wait a minimum of 4weeks after application before re-seeding. New seed must be germinated and mowed 3 times before application (approximately 6 weeks after seedling emergence).
What is the shelf life?
At least 3-5 years when stored according to label directions.