New seed how before I can kill clover?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by sawdust, Apr 13, 2004.

  1. sawdust

    sawdust LawnSite Member
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    Just slit-seeded last week a rye-bluegrass mix. How long before I can go to work on killing clover spots?
     
  2. ParkerLawn

    ParkerLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    from KY
    Posts: 497

    Was it there before seeding or after? If before, it should have been killed off before seeding. If it is just appearing, watch its progression. If it is spreading quickly spot spray. Anytime a new lawn is installed, weeds will appear but can be taken care of with 1 application. I always go by the guideline of now treaments until you have mowed the new grass 3 times.
     
  3. cemars

    cemars LawnSite Senior Member
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    You can spray with Drive which is labeled for newly seeded areas and works well on clover.
     
  4. sawdust

    sawdust LawnSite Member
    Posts: 39

    Drive it will be. Thanks I should of tried to kill it before I slit-seeded. Brain fart on my part. Clovers is coming on quicker and thicker than I expected.
     
  5. Norm Al

    Norm Al LawnSite Bronze Member
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