Prosecutor vs. Round up

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by Fenway, Sep 4, 2007.

  1. Fenway

    Fenway LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 23

    In the past I have used Round Up to kill unwanted grass. This time I used Prosecutor and followed the instructions Lesco gave me for mixing.

    Day 3 has past and I'm not seeing much progress. Still alot of green and hardly any brown. Usually I see some results with Round up the next day. Does Prosecutor take a bit longer to see results or was my mix not strong enough.

  2. Accu-cut Lawn Care

    Accu-cut Lawn Care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,206

    Is it really dry in Indiana? If so, just wait for a little sprinkling of rain and you'll have a kill. Whatever you are spraying has to be growing and taking in nutrients to die.
  3. Drew Gemma

    Drew Gemma LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,508

    it is a 7 to 10 day kill be patient
  4. Fenway

    Fenway LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 23

    It's a desert out here right now. Thanks for the advice Accu and Drew
  5. Love2Cut

    Love2Cut LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    Roundup is much better. Sorry I wasted my $$$ on Prosecutor.
  6. carcrz

    carcrz LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,085

    If I can wait, I like the Prosecutor for the price. If I need it dead ASAP I use the Round-up.
  7. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Glyphosate is glyphosate. If it is the same percentage or not, it is the same. As long as it is mixed to equivalent amounts, it will all work the same. One small differenceis that some brands - such as Gordon, put a little bit f their own sticker in it. If a spreader/sticker is used anyway, that little bit won't matter. Now,....this is straight gly, and gly only. I am not talking about extra salts such as in Sahara or Triox, and no other products like Razorburn with stuff like diquat in it.
  8. Fenway

    Fenway LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 23

    The lawn is very dead at this point :)
  9. cpel2004

    cpel2004 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,415

    Regular round up usually takes 7 days depending on the wheather.

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