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Lesco Prosecutor

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by SouthernYankee, Feb 20, 2006.

  1. SouthernYankee

    SouthernYankee LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 789

    My father in law enjoys doing all of his own Landscaping and since I do not do fert. he decided to go down to Lesco and bought that huge jug of prosecutor. He didnt ask the salesman about how much to mix and we started to look over that manual( or should I call it a book) about mixing.

    Anyways long story short, I know you guys in the fert. biz know from experiance what is the best mix for basic weeds in flower beds along with weeds in his rock boarders.

    How much prosecutor should he use to mix with a 3 gallon sprayer? Thanks for your help.
  2. ArizPestWeed

    ArizPestWeed LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,457

    It's on the directions , dude .
    If we are talking 41 % glyfosate as the A.I. , then I mix 2oz per gal
  3. indyturf

    indyturf LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Indy
    Messages: 1,901

    I like to mix it strong and spray it light! 4oz per gal
  4. The Ranger

    The Ranger LawnSite Member
    from NE Ohio
    Messages: 208

    Read The Label
  5. MarcSmith

    MarcSmith LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,157

    the label is a bit different in that it gives a rate per square foot, and not a rate per gal like the roundup label. but any were from 1oz(for over teh top apps) to 4oz at the high end.
  6. griffy77

    griffy77 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 102

    I buy in granular mix and on the cap it has line that measures 1.5oz to one gallon. Easy cheesy.
  7. LawnTamer

    LawnTamer LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,986

    I go 2-4 oz/gal deepending on what type of weeds & grass I'm spraying. 4 oz/ gal will take out about anything.
    GreenCare Services likes this.
  8. SouthernYankee

    SouthernYankee LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 789

    thanks for the help, I will relay the info.

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