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Old 11-14-2014, 10:36 AM
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Bermuda Transition To Dormancy - Is It Safe To Spray With Postemergents?

Does spraying Bermuda with speedzone as it's transitioning into dormancy hurt it? We generally have all of our Fall sprays done by now so it's never been a question. However, with an increase in new clients along with weather delays along with a severe early cold snap, it brings up a new question and concern.

I've read on the speedzone label to avoid using on Bermuda during greenup as well as transition to dormancy. At the same time, it states that it's effective all the way up to a killing frost. I'm just a bit confused.

I would like to finish all my clients projects but not at the cost of killing or stunting lawns.

Can someone give me their experiences with this? What is the sensitivity of Bermuda to this? What are the possible outcomes? Is it a real concern?

Thank you for any input.
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Old 11-14-2014, 08:20 PM
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no worries. spray it. I just looked at your forcast gonna be 25 in 2 days.
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Old 11-15-2014, 02:06 AM
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Bermuda going into dormancy should have little to no uptake of any chemical, but coming out of dormancy is a different story.
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