Weeds in juniper?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by stangman, Sep 16, 2003.

  1. stangman

    stangman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 33

    OK I was talking to a guy I work with and he said that there is a herbicide for weeds that pop up in juniper but he could not remeber what it was. Can anybody gimme a clue?
  2. Lacebark Boy

    Lacebark Boy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    Do a search, this was discussed thouroughly just a few days ago!
  3. Lawnand LandscapePro

    Lawnand LandscapePro Banned
    from NJ
    Messages: 11

    ORNAMIC is good for bremuda
  4. crawdad

    crawdad LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,938

    ..and did they get an answer? or did everyone tell them to search?
  5. excel25

    excel25 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    What kind of weed's??
  6. philk17088

    philk17088 LawnSite Fanatic
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  7. bob

    bob LawnSite Platinum Member
    from DE
    Messages: 4,260

    I learned about Lontrel this year. Its an "over the top" chemical that will kill weeds, but not plants with a wood type of growth. I also remember that its pricey.
  8. lordohturf

    lordohturf LawnSite Member
    from SW OH
    Messages: 173

    Lontrel is a great product for controling weeds in evergreens.
    If you read the label you can spray over the top in christmas tree
    nurseries and similar areas but it plainly says not to spray over the top in the landscape.

    With that said, most landscapers spray over the top with it on evergreens like junipers. If you go too hot, sorry no recourse.

    You can use as low as 1/8th oz. per 1000 sq. ft.

    The active ingredient is chlopyrilid which is one of the two actives in Confront. It is also on the chopping block of herbicides available for use in residential landscaping. Get it while it's still grandfathered for use in the residential market.

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