Turflon Ester

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Falcon50EX, Aug 11, 2009.

  1. Falcon50EX

    Falcon50EX LawnSite Senior Member
    from GA
    Posts: 999

    I can not find Turflon any help would be great. I have call Lesco and the local farm store any other ideas. I would like to mix it with Fusilade II to control bermudagrass in zoysiagrass.

    Thanks
     
  2. LIBERTYLANDSCAPING

    LIBERTYLANDSCAPING LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 1,283

    There are some online chem suppliers that sell it. It is pretty expensive, as it comes in a 2.5 gal jug from Dow. Usually about $350

    You may have some luck finding a generic version in a smaller bottle, if you don't need that much. (Triclopyr ester)
     
  3. cpa4t9r

    cpa4t9r LawnSite Member
    Posts: 124

    Southern States Co-Ops around here have the Hi-Yield brand which you can get in a pint size that isn't too pricey (especially relative to the Fusillade).

    Amazon has a pint for $50.
     
  4. Falcon50EX

    Falcon50EX LawnSite Senior Member
    from GA
    Posts: 999

    What is the name of the Hi-Yield and is it the same %?
     
  5. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,904

    Ortho has 8 percent triclopyr as Ortho Chickweed, Clover, Oxalis Killer. Their Poison ivy Killer is about the same. As is Ortho Brush B Gone.
     
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2009
  6. Jason Rose

    Jason Rose LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,858

    I buy the Turflon Ester in he Hi-Yield brand as well. Pint for about $35 I think... From a local nursery/garden center. I'd have to shuffle out to the shop to see what the % of ai. it is.

    I mix mine with Acclaim, and providing I get the rate just right, it works awesome on bermuda in fescue. I found that the high rate is the way to go, and dosn't seem to damage the cool season turf.
     
  7. Falcon50EX

    Falcon50EX LawnSite Senior Member
    from GA
    Posts: 999

    Thanks for all the info, I will look into them. This is what makes this site so useful to all. :usflag:
     
  8. mikecrom83

    mikecrom83 LawnSite Member
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    I just found a product also named turflon ester. It is from a California company called Monterey. It has the same exact ingredients as the turflon ester of dowagrosciences. Way cheaper though. You can get it off amazon, a pint for like 35 bucks!
     

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