Killing out fescue in bermuda grass

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by firemanbubba, Feb 8, 2009.

  1. firemanbubba

    firemanbubba LawnSite Member
    Messages: 19

    I have a lawn that is all bermuda in Virginia. I have some fescue that was planted by a contractor that was working in the area digging up all the yards in the neighborhood. Can I spray the fescue while the bermuda is dormant?
  2. Think Green

    Think Green LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,746

    You can treat unwanted grasses during the dormant season especially Tall Fescue.
    Here are some chemicals that you will want to read the labels on. These are recommended for Tall Fescue control and are safe for Bermuda grass. Roundup is used for control and you will want to make sure that you are dealing with completely dormant Bermuda grass.??

    Simazine(Princep) ----Preemerge
    Trifloxysulfuron(Monument)--- Post emerge
    Foramsulfuron(Revolver) ---Post emerge
    Diquat Dibromide(Reward) Burn down-spot spray --- Post emerge
    Roundup(Glyphosate) as long as you are sure that the Bermuda is dormant

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