Is this Dallis or Crab Grass? Need Help

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by cbarone, May 9, 2007.

  1. cbarone

    cbarone LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    What type of weed is this?

    I need some recommedations on the procedure for getting rid of this type of weed? What do you think of Drive, Acclaim or Green Light MSMA Crabgrass killer. The latter says it takes care of Dallis and Crabgrass and can be ordered online?

    Will any of this stuff yellow my lawn or kill it? I have read many people putting liquid iron in their mix.

    Thanks alot of your help.


    Chris B.



  2. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,814

    Doesn't look like crabgrass. This lawn is too thin. Is it a new lawn? Is there any chance it was started with a wheat straw mulch? Is it wheat?
  3. cbarone

    cbarone LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    This lawn is new over the past few years, new property. I dont think its wheat.
  4. RAlmaroad

    RAlmaroad LawnSite Silver Member
    from SC
    Messages: 2,257

  5. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,814

    can you get a picture of the seed head?
  6. cbarone

    cbarone LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    Its a fescue, rye mix...Scotts Premium Blend. I am in PA by the way. Someone in another forum said it might be Johnson grass, it looks more like this than Orchardgrass.
  7. ampeg76

    ampeg76 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 297

    does not look like dallis grass at all, a pic of a seed head would help
  8. grassguy_

    grassguy_ LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 633

    looks like Timothy or Johnson Grass, from the growth that can be seen. A closer pic might be able to distiguish better. By the way, NICE PATIO too, lol.
  9. americanlawn

    americanlawn LawnSite Fanatic
    from midwest
    Messages: 5,956

    Orchard grass??
  10. dcondon

    dcondon LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,246

    Sure does not look like crabgrass to me but I can't help you on what it is.

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