Selective Fescue Killer

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by drobin, Jun 29, 2009.

  1. drobin

    drobin LawnSite Member
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    Is there any product that will kill fescue grass but not rye and blue? I have 2 customers with these clumps of bright yellow fescue that really seems to grow much faster than the blue and rye. There lawn looks really bad. thanks
     
  2. FdLLawnMan

    FdLLawnMan LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Look up Certainty in the search function. There have been several discussions about the pro & cons of using this product. I am on the pro side.
     
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
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    And Corsair.
     
  4. greendoctor

    greendoctor LawnSite Fanatic
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    Using Corsair or Certainty will leave you with a pure stand of KBG. Sulfonylurea herbicides are harsh on ryegrass. I normally do not have to think about mixed species lawns because all the lawns I do are single species and single cultivar warm season grasses.
     
  5. tremor

    tremor LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Sulfonylurea herbicides will take out the Ryegrass.
     
  6. DiyDave

    DiyDave LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,695

    Since they grow faster, hit them with roundup on a wick wiper, or using gloves and a sponge wet with roundup.:waving:
     

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