Chemical to kill Bermuda out of Zoysia

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by SpecialtyScapes, Sep 1, 2005.

  1. SpecialtyScapes

    SpecialtyScapes LawnSite Member
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    We have a customer that has Emerald Zoysia installed and Bermuda came up through the Zoysia. Well he was told by an old employee that the Zoysia would choke out the Bermuda and it has yet to do so. Does anyone know of a chemical we can spray on it to kill the Bermuda without hurting the Zoysia?
     
  2. ThreeWide

    ThreeWide LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Bermuda will take over eventually because it grows much faster than Zoysia.

    Fusilade can be used to control the Bermuda, however don't expect it to be a one-time application.
     
  3. i_plant_art

    i_plant_art LawnSite Senior Member
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    doesnt fusalade also control zoysia? i thought it did but havent had much experience on it. i know there are/were 2 different types fusalade 1 and fus. 2.... not sure thought would like to know myself thanks
     
  4. ThreeWide

    ThreeWide LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I'm referring to Fusilade II. The label states it can be used to control Bermuda without harming Zoysia.
     
  5. SpecialtyScapes

    SpecialtyScapes LawnSite Member
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    Thank you guys for the help! :)
     
  6. i_plant_art

    i_plant_art LawnSite Senior Member
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    hmm ok cool thanks for the info.
     

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