Nutsedge vs Surge and T-Zone

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by RigglePLC, Aug 22, 2017.

  1. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    I tested T-Zone and Surge for use in controlling nutsedge. Both contain some sulfentrazone, both list nutsedge as a weed "suppressed". I had better results (in my opinion) with Surge. Both products are by Gordons.
    Neither product killed it completely.

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  2. GrassManKzoo

    GrassManKzoo LawnSite Gold Member
    Male, from Kalamazoo, MI
    Messages: 3,370

    Sedgehammer... would have been nice to see comparisons with that. But nevertheless, another great Riggle experiment
     
  3. New Jersey Newb

    New Jersey Newb LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    Dissmiss is hands down the best product to control nutsedge. IMHO. I have applied and started to see very clear results within 48 hours..
     
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  4. upidstay

    upidstay LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
    Messages: 1,567

    I had very little luck with T-Zone on yellow nut sedge.
     
  5. USCavalry69

    USCavalry69 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 69

    What rate are you applying at? We have pretty good luck with it on even fairly large sedges. Dismiss still works better but it is nice to be able to spot spray some smaller areas with something a little cheaper and will get good enough control that we aren't getting called back out.
     
  6. AGRinATX

    AGRinATX LawnSite Member
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    Certainty is my go to on sedge, yellow and purple. Sulfentrazone yellows it super fast but doesn't seem to eradicate it as well.
     
  7. upidstay

    upidstay LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
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  8. T & S TURF SOLUTIONS

    T & S TURF SOLUTIONS LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Yes dismiss works really well. I use the medium rate and it still kills it.
     

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