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Wild strawberries problem

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by DaleL, Apr 14, 2003.

  1. DaleL

    DaleL LawnSite Member
    from SW Ohio
    Messages: 49

    I have a customer (potential customer at this point) that has wild strawberries encroaching on his turf. Says he's tried Roundup but they still came back! I was thinking of something 'selective'. Any ideas or experiences with this? Thanks...:)

  2. TSM

    TSM LawnSite Senior Member
    from MA
    Messages: 707

    wild strawberry (or Cinquefoil which is what it might really be) is a bit difficult but any '3 way' product will get the job done. It will most likely take several applications
  3. DaleL

    DaleL LawnSite Member
    from SW Ohio
    Messages: 49

    Sorry guys, I should know better...I should have consulted the 'search' database here! Found that Confront or other 2,4D products will work. I would guess a couple apps may be in order.

  4. Bingo, same with the round up. More apps were needed.
  5. greenman

    greenman LawnSite Addict
    Messages: 1,405

  6. Greenie

    Greenie LawnSite Member
    Messages: 105

    Strawberries also indicate acidic soil, right? I'd check the PH and you'll probably find that lime is needed.

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