Anyone use Momentum for Creeping Charlie?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Bob-Cat#1, Apr 4, 2005.

  1. Bob-Cat#1

    Bob-Cat#1 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 110

    I have an account with a creeping charlie infestation. My dealer has recommended using Lesco's Momentum. Anyone have any experience with this product? Let me know what you think.
     
  2. marko

    marko LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 963

    I think momentum is on its way out? Thats what I heard anyway from my Lesco dealer. My experience with creeping charlie is all in the timing. It is effective, but generally takes some time. I would try early spring when first growing or a late fall application.
     
  3. LonniesLawns

    LonniesLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    from KS
    Posts: 317

    I have had good luck with old Momentum.. However, they have changed formulations now -- it no longer contains Clopyralid -- which is what made the old Momentum so effective.
     
  4. Tscape

    Tscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,370

    Yes, I had good results with old Momentum. Really any 3 way will work, it just takes several apps. Sell the customer on the PROGRAM, not the single app.
     
  5. kickin sum grass

    kickin sum grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 628

    for best results try using an ester before it gets to warm. Cool power works good. You typically do not get all of it in one shot. Sell them on a whole program.
     
  6. LwnmwrMan22

    LwnmwrMan22 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    I too use(d) Momentum, better results than the customers had with TG/CL, which doesn't say much. :D
     
  7. mikesturf

    mikesturf LawnSite Senior Member
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    SpeedZone works great!! :blob3: Wipes it out in 1 treatment (maybe two if there is a lot). Rain safe in 3 hours also!
     
  8. theturfsurfer

    theturfsurfer LawnSite Member
    from mtka,MN
    Posts: 102

    I have had good results with it. You just have to reapply after about 10 days to really knock it down.
     
  9. TMlawncare

    TMlawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,197

    I agree, the best product I have found for creeping charlie is Powerzone/Speedzone. Two apps will knock it out. Excellent product for cooler temps.
     
  10. Grandview

    Grandview LawnSite Gold Member
    from WI
    Posts: 3,251

    With speedzone does timing matter? With triplett and confront I found fall after a frost to work the best. How well does speedzone work on violets?l
     

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