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Old 04-21-2002, 01:32 PM
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What to use for clover, henbit, ground ivy....

I have a bunch of different weeds, mostly ground ivy and clover... Will 2-4-D knock out all of these weeds?? thanks. jeff
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Old 04-21-2002, 08:31 PM
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momentum from lesco or a non-2-4d herbicide called battleship from helena at $160.00/5 gal
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Old 04-22-2002, 09:54 PM
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Confront will do a great job on all of those. use a spreader sticker and it will work even better! a second application may be needed.
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Old 04-22-2002, 10:47 PM
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Old 04-23-2002, 04:53 AM
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2,4-D alone will not control clover completely in one application, and will not help much with ground ivy.

For good clover control, you need a product like Confront (triclopyr + clopyralid). Confront at 1/3 recommended rate wipes out clover.

Best control on ground ivy is a combo of 2,4-D (or some other phenoxies) and triclopyr, preferably in ester formulation.

Lesco's Momentum = 2,4-D + triclopyr + clopyralid in an amine formulation.

Riverdale's Cool Power = MCPA + triclopyr + dicamba in an ester formulation. This product will quickly clean out ground ivy, and also does a good job on clover.
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