Velpar L VU Herbicide

Velpar L VU Herbicide

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Product Overview

Velpar L VU is a powerful herbicide that controls unwanted weeds in industrial areas, forest sites, and Christmas tree areas. Provides residual and contact control of various annual, biennial, and perennial weeds and woody plants. It targets the roots of weeds like fescue, ragweed, aster, dandelion, and velvetgrass, making it highly effective. This water dispersible liquid is mixed in water and best applied as a spray. Can also be used undiluted as a basal soil treatment for brush control on pastures and non-crop areas.

Features and Specs

Active Ingredient Hexazinone 25%
Target pests Aster, Bentgrass, Bluegrass, Bromegrass, Burnweed, Wild Carrot, Crabgrass, Curly Dock, Daisy, Dandelion, Fescue, Goldenrod, Horseweed, Orchardgrass, Ragweed, Ryegrass, Smartweed, Velvetgrass
For use in Forestry sites, Christmas Tree areas, Industrial areas, Reforestation areas, Rangeland, Pastures and Non-Crop areas
Pet safe Yes, if used as directed on Label
Formulation Professional Product
Special Features Provides both contact and residual control of annual, biennial, and perennial weeds
Shipping Weight 29.00 lbs
Manufacturer Envu (Formerly Bayer)
EPA Registration 432-1573



The correct use rates by geographical area, specified on this label, and proper mixing/loading site considerations and application procedures must be followed to minimize the potential for hexazinone movement into groundwater.

Users are encouraged to consult with their state Department of Agriculture, Extension Service, or other pesticide lead agency for information regarding soil permeability, aquifer vulnerability, and best management practices for their area.


Velpar L VU Herbicide may be applied by ground equipment and, where permitted, aerial equipment. Use rates, minimum spray gallonage, and other application information are described for the various uses. 

Dispose of the equipment wash water by applying it to a use-site listed on this label or in accordance with directions given in the “Storage and Disposal” section of this label.

Before spraying, calibrate equipment to determine the quantity of water necessary to uniformly and thoroughly cover the vegetation and soil in a measured area to be treated.


Velpar L VU Herbicide may be tank mixed with other herbicides and /or adjuvants registered for the uses specified in the label. 

Refer to the label of the tank mix partner(s) for any additional use instructions or restrictions. The most restrictive label provisions apply. If other label instructions conflict with this label do not tank mix the herbicide and/or adjuvant with Velpar L VU Herbicide.

NOTE: When the air temperature is around 32o F, tank mixtures of paraquat dichloride plus Velpar L VU Herbicide may form a hard sludge in the spray tank. This effect is most likely to occur when the tank mixture comes into contact with aluminum.


Velpar L VU Herbicide is labeled for the control or suppression of the following weed species in Christmas tree crops:

  • Aster, heath *
  • Barnyardgrass
  • Bentgrass, common and annual
  • Bromegrass
  • Burnweed, American*
  • Carrot, wild
  • Crabgrass*
  • Curly dock*
  • Daisy, oxeye
  • Dandelion, false and common*
  • Fescue*
  • Fleabane
  • Foxtail
  • Goldenrod*
  • Groundsel, common
  • Horseweed/marestail
  • Orchardgrass*
  • Ragweed, common
  • Ryegrass, Italian
  • Ryegrass, perennial*
  • Smartweed, Pennsylvania
  • Velvetgrass, common

*Suppression - a visible reduction in plant population and/or plant vigor as compared to an untreated area and generally not accepted as a control.


Velpar L VU Herbicide may be applied by ground equipment or by air.
Select a spray volume that will ensure a thorough and uniform application. Apply a minimum of 5 gallons per acre by air and a minimum of 10 gallons per acre by ground equipment.

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