Fusilade II

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by GripB, May 23, 2005.

  1. GripB

    GripB LawnSite Member
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    What's recommended as far as mowing and watering after spot spray application? (how long) Thanx
     
  2. marko

    marko LawnSite Senior Member
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    Suppose to be rain fast in 1 hour. I would let sit for atleast a day before mowing.
     
  3. GripB

    GripB LawnSite Member
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    Thanx for the info
     
  4. DFW Area Landscaper

    DFW Area Landscaper LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
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    Why would you be applying Fusilade II to a lawn? From what I understand, it kills most all grasses.

    Later,
    DFW Area Landscaper
     
  5. LonniesLawns

    LonniesLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    from KS
    Posts: 317

    Fusilade II is used for the suppression and/or control of Common Bermudagrass, Hybrid Bermudagrass and other grass
    weeds in Zoysia and Tall Fescue. However, -- it is not for use on home lawns.

    I have used it where appropriate to control bermuda grass in fescue -- works well -- in cooler temps only -- will burn fescue easily.

    Proabbly not much call for it in Dallas
     
  6. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 4,771

    Be damn careful when appling it. I would suggest using less than label rate...maybe even 1/2 label rate. I bought some and applied to my lawn. It looks as it completely killed all my fescue, although there are small signs of life throughout the infected areas. Also, when spraying, just spray a little. Good thing I tried this on my lawn first. I honestly think it will recover next spring or maybe this fall. I am still going to overseed the crap out of it this fall.

    Good luck
    Matt
     

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