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Old 07-29-2013, 10:18 PM
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How to get rid of bahia

Ive been reading up on ways to get rid of Bahia. It seems like a very cumbersome task especially in yards where it has completely taken over.

Is there an easy way to get rid of it?
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Old 07-29-2013, 10:24 PM
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Look up "Manor" herbicide. I'm just beginning to experiment with it myself.
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Old 07-29-2013, 11:03 PM
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Look up "Manor" herbicide. I'm just beginning to experiment with it myself.
Manor will smoke bahia , just make sure it is labeled for the turf you are wanting to survive, but the bahia will die.
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Old 07-30-2013, 12:08 AM
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Old 07-30-2013, 07:34 AM
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Ive been reading up on ways to get rid of Bahia. It seems like a very cumbersome task especially in yards where it has completely taken over.

Is there an easy way to get rid of it?
You mention "completely". Is there any desirable species that you can work with to replace the bahia you killed out. Otherwise the thousands of bahia seeds in the ground will germinate and you will be back where you started. Realize you must do something to promote a desirable turf. It is not just a chemical application but an overall approach.
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Old 07-30-2013, 07:51 AM
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Are you sure it'sBahia? Bahia ( Pensacola) the variety which seed heads, usually does not take over for the seeds are not viable. Nothing to pollinate them to make them fertile. You have to apply bahia seed purchased to increase Bahia density. Female produce seed. No male to pollinate. Now I'm speaking of Fl, maby there is a species I'm unfamiliar with besides Argentine or Pensacola bahia. Someone let me know.
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Old 07-30-2013, 07:54 AM
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Are you sure it's Bahia? Bahia ( Pensacola) the variety which seed heads, usually does not take over for the seeds are not viable. Nothing to pollinate them to make them fertile. You have to apply bahia seed purchased to increase Bahia density. Female produce seed. No male to pollinate. Now I'm speaking of Fl, maby there is a species I'm unfamiliar with besides Argentine or Pensacola bahia. Someone let me know.
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Old 07-30-2013, 07:59 AM
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Are you sure it's Bahia? Bahia ( Pensacola) the variety which seed heads, usually does not take over for the seeds are not viable. Nothing to pollinate them to make them fertile. You have to apply bahia seed purchased to increase Bahia density. Female produce seed. No male to pollinate. Now I'm speaking of Fl, maby there is a species I'm unfamiliar with besides Argentine or Pensacola bahia. Someone let me know.
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Old 07-30-2013, 08:06 AM
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Old 08-02-2013, 05:27 AM
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