wild violets???

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by 1stclasslawns, Jun 4, 2003.

  1. 1stclasslawns

    1stclasslawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 565

    I have a client who I have sprayed with trimec992 who still has a large patch of wild violets. Thye are spreading like crazy!

    Whats the recommedations of some of you more experienced guys?

    Thanks Jim
  2. Dandylyin Slayer

    Dandylyin Slayer LawnSite Member
    Posts: 81

    Speedzone or quicksilver. will do it with one app.
  3. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,028

    Yes, Speedzone

    Same problem now gone.
  4. Confront.
  5. mower_babe

    mower_babe LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 790

    Just curious: confront, speedzone and quicksilver will not affect the existing grass? I have a similar situation and I do not spray, but subcontractor told me there is nothing he can do about violets, b/c of there root system...HUH?!?!
  6. Will not kill the grass if used like the label requires, there are exceptions like when someone mixed 10oz per a gallon it will kill whatever it touches.

    Will kill violets no problem.

    Your sub is pulling your leg.
  7. philk17088

    philk17088 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 17,386

    Do you get results with one app? I use to do an app and then retreat the violets 14 days later. Still only got so-so results.
  8. About 80% on the first app, second I get the rest.

    I have yet to find one do better.
  9. onemancrew

    onemancrew LawnSite Member
    from tn. #7
    Posts: 95

    Confront!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My lawn was 25% violets. With one app. there is nothin' but grass. Be patient, it will take about 3-4 weeks to start showing stress. Good luck.

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