Old 08-29-2008, 01:12 AM
pclawncare pclawncare is offline
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Kill monkey grass

I have a customer that wants to remove a bunch of monkey grass and replace it with sod. I was wondering what will kill monkey grass if anything will or do i just have to dig it all up. I really dont want the monkey grass coming back up through the sod
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Old 08-30-2008, 04:08 AM
greendoctor greendoctor is online now
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Triclopyr ester and 2,4-D ester. This is a perennial lily distant cousin to wild onion or wild garlic Forget RoundUp. This is strictly off label, but low rates of glyphosate will kill weeds in monkey grass(Ophiopogon japonicus). I have seen a 1% RoundUp application smoke everything but the Ophiopogon. But to be safe it is used at 0.1%-0.2%. For applications intended to kill everything in a renovation situation, I have used 1 qt Garlon ester, 1 qt Fusilade and 3 qt RoundUp.
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