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Kikuyu Grass Weed Killer

Pennisetum clandestinum Herbicide

Description of Kikuyu Grass (Pennisetum clandestinum):
Kikuyu grass is a turf type that originated in East Africa and has great drought tolerance. It is not very common in the United States.
According to the manufacturer approved labels: The following 7 weed killers, applied at the listed application rates, will control Kikuyu Grass.
Pre-Emergent
Post-Emergent
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Spot Treatment
Label Rate:
0.9 - 1 fluid ounces per gallon
Cost Effectiveness:
Makes 64 - 71.111 gallons
at a cost of
$0.94 - $1.04 per gallon
Blanket Treatment
Application Interval:
14 - 21 days
Label Rate:
0.9 - 1 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 64000 - 71111 square feet
at a cost of
$0.94 - $1.04 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Tank mix partner or sequential application required.

Make 2 sequential applications of 1.0 fl oz (0.51 lb ae/A) of Drive XLR8 per 1,000 sq ft and an additional sequential application up to 0.9 fl oz (0.46 lb ae/A) of Drive XLR8 at 14 to 21 day intervals.
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Annual Bluegrass, Annual Ryegrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Chewings Fescue, Fine Fescue, Hard Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, Roughstalk Bluegrass, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass
Safe Rate:
1.47 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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Bentgrass
Safe Rate:
0.5 - 1 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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Pre-Emergent
Post-Emergent
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Spot Treatment
No spot treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.
Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
2.4 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 5000 square feet
at a cost of
$4.89 per 1,000 sqft
Safe On
Annual Ryegrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Chewings Fescue, Fine Fescue, Hard Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, Seashore Paspalum, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass
Safe Rate:
2.4 lbs per 1,000 sqft
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Pre-Emergent
Post-Emergent
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Spot Treatment
No spot treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.
Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
1.7 - 2.12 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 23529 - 29412 square feet
at a cost of
$4.53 - $5.67 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Half rate application.
Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
3.4 - 4.25 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 11765 - 14706 square feet
at a cost of
$9.06 - $11.33 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Full rate application.
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Bahiagrass, Bentgrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Carpetgrass, Centipedegrass, Fine Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Kikuyu Grass, Perennial Ryegrass, Seashore Paspalum, St. Augustinegrass, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass
Safe Rate:
2.3 - 4.25 lbs per 1,000 sqft
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Pre-Emergent
Post-Emergent
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Spot Treatment
No spot treatment rates listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.
Blanket Treatment
Label Rate:
0.37 - 0.73 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 87120 - 174240 square feet
at a cost of
$0.84 - $1.68 per 1,000 sqft
Safe On
Bahiagrass, Bentgrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Carpetgrass, Centipedegrass, Fine Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Seashore Paspalum, St. Augustinegrass, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass
Safe Rate:
0.37 - 0.73 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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Bahiagrass, Bentgrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Carpetgrass, Centipedegrass, Fine Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Seashore Paspalum, St. Augustinegrass, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass
Safe Rate:
0.37 - 0.73 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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Bahiagrass, Bentgrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Carpetgrass, Centipedegrass, Fine Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Seashore Paspalum, St. Augustinegrass, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass
Safe Rate:
0.37 - 0.73 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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Bahiagrass, Bentgrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Carpetgrass, Centipedegrass, Fine Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Seashore Paspalum, St. Augustinegrass, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass
Safe Rate:
0.37 - 0.73 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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Bahiagrass, Bentgrass, Bermudagrass, Buffalograss, Carpetgrass, Centipedegrass, Fine Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Seashore Paspalum, St. Augustinegrass, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass
Safe Rate:
0.37 - 0.73 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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Pre-Emergent
Post-Emergent
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Spot Treatment
Label Rate:
0.75 fluid ounces per gallon
Cost Effectiveness:
Makes 42.667 gallons
at a cost of
$1.86 per gallon
Instructions:
See label for growth stage in inches. Not for use in California.
Blanket Treatment
Label Rate:
0.07 - 0.14 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 232320 - 464640 square feet
at a cost of
$0.17 - $0.34 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
See label for growth stage in inches. Not for use in California.
Safe On
Chewings Fescue, Fine Fescue, Hard Fescue, and Red Fescue
Safe Rate:
0.75 fluid ounces per gallon
or
0.18 - 0.37 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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Tall Fescue
Safe Rate:
0.75 fluid ounces per gallon
or
0.11 - 0.14 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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Zoysiagrass
Safe Rate:
0.75 fluid ounces per gallon
or
0.07 - 0.09 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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Pre-Emergent
Post-Emergent
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Spot Treatment
Label Rate:
0.38 - 0.75 fluid ounces per gallon
Cost Effectiveness:
Makes 10.667 - 21.333 gallons
at a cost of
$0.99 - $1.98 per gallon
Blanket Treatment
Label Rate:
0.38 - 0.75 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 10667 - 21333 square feet
at a cost of
$0.99 - $1.98 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Apply Hi-Yield Triclopyr Ester at a rate of 3/8 to 3/4 fluid ounces per 1000 square feet. To improve activity, MSMA herbicide may be tank mixed with the ½ quart per acre rate of Hi-Yield Triclopyr Ester. Three to four additional applications at 4 to 6 week intervals may be required to achieve control of kikuyugrass.
Safe On
Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, and Tall Fescue
Safe Rate:
0.38 - 0.75 fluid ounces per gallon
or
0.38 - 0.75 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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Pre-Emergent
Post-Emergent
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Spot Treatment
Label Rate:
0.367 ounces per gallon
Cost Effectiveness:
Makes 43.597 gallons
at a cost of
$1.09 per gallon
Instructions:
For these weeds, the use of a tank mix partner or sequential application will be required. For these weeds, apply 0.245 oz of Quali-Pro Quinclorac 75 DF per 1000 sq ft as 3 sequential applications at 14 – 21 day intervals.
Blanket Treatment
Application Interval:
14 - 21 days
per
Label Rate:
0.367 ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 43597 square feet
at a cost of
$1.09 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
For these weeds, the use of a tank mix partner or sequential application will be required. For these weeds, apply 0.245 oz of Quali-Pro Quinclorac 75 DF per 1000 sq ft as 3 sequential applications at 14 – 21 day intervals.
Safe On
Annual Bluegrass, Annual Ryegrass, Bahiagrass, Buffalograss, Centipedegrass, Chewings Fescue, Colonial Bentgrass, Dichondra, Hard Fescue, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Red Fescue, Roughstalk Bluegrass, Seashore Paspalum, Seaside Bentgrass, St. Augustinegrass, Tall Fescue, and Zoysiagrass
Safe Rate:
0.367 ounces per gallon
or
0.367 ounces per 1,000 sqft
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Bentgrass and Bermudagrass
Safe Rate:
0.367 ounces per gallon
or
0.367 ounces per 1,000 sqft
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Fine Fescue
Safe Rate:
0.367 ounces per gallon
or
0.367 ounces per 1,000 sqft
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