crabgrass calls coming in

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by meets1, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. meets1

    meets1 LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,857

    Hey there - I have been using msma but no longer and I am out. What else are you guys using? My calander says 32 days of no rain and first day in the 80's was today. or eles been 90+ all month long.
  2. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,807

    Use Drive XLR8. Use the maximum rate at this date. Include surfactant.
  3. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,795

    i agree, and if you can always mix it with 3 way for really nasty bad lawns.

    it is not as "hot" as msma and imp not quite the awesome burn down you are accustomed to with msma
  4. Efficiency

    Efficiency LawnSite Bronze Member
    from zone 6
    Messages: 1,857

    why are we not choosing generic Quinclorac? My math says its a much more aggressive price...
  5. 71ragtopgoat

    71ragtopgoat LawnSite Member
    Messages: 49

    I'm having good results with tenacity applied with a surfactant.
    You will need at least 2 apps a week apart three is best though. It will also get rid of poa,nut sage and a bunch more.I do not do a large volume of lawns so I can afford the time it takes.
    I'm posting this so much I feel like a sales rep.LOL!!!

    PSUTURFGEEK LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 579

    Be careful with the tenacity. While it is a nice product you must read the lable very carefully. It states Tenacity will not control crabgrass once it hits the fourth,thats right 4th tiller stage.
    In NJ you have been there for quite awhile!!
  7. 71ragtopgoat

    71ragtopgoat LawnSite Member
    Messages: 49

    I know what it says but this is what it is doing.This is one app a week after.
    I applied the second app today. The second weed pic below tenacity has no effect on.

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