What is this and how can I get rid of it?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by tsh1773, Oct 15, 2006.

  1. tsh1773

    tsh1773 LawnSite Senior Member
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    This stuff in is my yard and several of my customers' yards who have bermudagrass. What is it and what can I use to kill it without harming the bermudagrass? I know prosecutor will kill it but I need to know what it is and if there is a selective product out there for it.

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  2. Kate Butler

    Kate Butler LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. tsh1773

    tsh1773 LawnSite Senior Member
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    I'm pretty sure is not nutsedge. It doesnt flower or bloom.
     
  4. YardPro

    YardPro LawnSite Gold Member
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    that IS nutsedge.

    sedgehammer or manage works great.
    some others work fine as well, but with those two you will get the best results
     
  5. shane mapes

    shane mapes LawnSite Senior Member
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    i also have some of this in my lawns and i use scotts fert. a little heavy and it dies out slowly here in cali. we call this water grass it is most of the time in lawns that water lot
     
  6. indyturf

    indyturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indy
    Posts: 1,873

    it is nut-sedge, use manage or sledge hammer and it will take a couple applications. spray it when it is tall and don't mow it for a few days after.
     
  7. Tscape

    Tscape LawnSite Bronze Member
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    nutsedge. manage
     
  8. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
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    Yep. Manage or Sedgehammer.
     
  9. lilmarvin4064

    lilmarvin4064 LawnSite Senior Member
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    um, this time of year, use Dismiss!

    you can mix it stronger (requiring only one app) on bermuda.
     
  10. Harley-D

    Harley-D LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 508

    I agree.

    Now hand me my sword!
    :drinkup:
     

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