Pigweed Weed Killer

Amaranthus spp. Herbicide

Description of Pigweed (Amaranthus spp.):
Pigweed has become a very common and pervasive in row and vegetable crops. They are tall and bushy with dense flower clusters. They thrive in hot weather and are drought-tolerant, extremely responsive to highly avaialble nutrients, and compete aggressively.

Control Options for Pigweed

Legend:
Control
Suppression
No Control
Pre-Emergent
Post-Emergent
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Spot Treatment
Label Rate:
1 - 1.5 fluid ounces per gallon
Cost Effectiveness:
Makes 21.33 - 32 gallons
at a cost of
$0.50 - $0.76 per gallon
Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
1.1 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 29040 square feet
at a cost of
$0.56 per 1,000 sqft
Safe On
No safe on treatments listed. Please, review the label or contact the merchant for more information.
Pre-Emergent
Post-Emergent
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Spot Treatment
Label Rate:
0.08 fluid ounces per gallon
Cost Effectiveness:
Makes 96 gallons
at a cost of
$0.63 per gallon
Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
0.09 - 0.18 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 43560 - 87120 square feet
at a cost of
$0.70 - $1.39 per 1,000 sqft
Safe On
St. Augustinegrass Safe Rate:
0.09 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Kentucky Bluegrass, Centipedegrass, Buffalograss, Tall Fescue Safe Rate:
0.09 - 0.18 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Perennial Ryegrass, Fine Fescue, Red Fescue, Chewings Fescue, Hard Fescue Safe Rate:
0.11 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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:
3.1 - 7.2 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 2500 - 5806 square feet
at a cost of
$5.15 - $11.95 per 1,000 sqft
Safe On
Bentgrass Safe Rate:
1.8 - 2.4 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Fine Fescue, Red Fescue Safe Rate:
1.8 - 3.6 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Buffalograss, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass Safe Rate:
1.8 - 4.8 lbs per 1,000 sqft
Bermudagrass, Bahiagrass, Centipedegrass, Kikuyu Grass, Seashore Paspalum, St. Augustinegrass, Tall Fescue, Zoysiagrass Safe Rate:
1.8 - 7.2 lbs per 1,000 sqft
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
per
Label Rate:
0.18 - 0.83 ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 96386 - 432432 square feet
at a cost of
$0.14 - $0.64 per 1,000 sqft
Instructions:
Refer to the green safe rates table for the correct rate for your turf-type.
Safe On
Bentgrass Safe Rate:
0.18 - 0.37 ounces per 1,000 sqft
Fine Fescue Safe Rate:
0.18 - 0.42 ounces per 1,000 sqft
Buffalograss, Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass Safe Rate:
0.18 - 0.55 ounces per 1,000 sqft
Bermudagrass, Bahiagrass, Centipedegrass, Kikuyu Grass, Seashore Paspalum, St. Augustinegrass, Tall Fescue, Zoysiagrass Safe Rate:
0.36 - 0.83 ounces per 1,000 sqft
Pre-Emergent
Post-Emergent
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Spot Treatment
Label Rate:
0.75 - 1.8 fluid ounces per gallon
Cost Effectiveness:
Makes 11.11 - 26.67 gallons
at a cost of
$1.27 - $3.06 per gallon
Broadcast Treatment
Label Rate:
0.73 - 1.84 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Cost Effectiveness:
Covers 10890 - 27225 square feet
at a cost of
$1.25 - $3.12 per 1,000 sqft
Safe On
Bermudagrass, Zoysiagrass, Buffalograss Safe Rate:
0.75 - 1.5 fluid ounces per gallon
or
0.73 - 1.47 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Annual Ryegrass, Bentgrass, Colonial, Kentucky Bluegrass, Bluegrass, Annual, Perennial Ryegrass, Tall Fescue, Red Fescue, Fine Fescue, Bentgrass Safe Rate:
1.1 - 1.8 fluid ounces per gallon
or
1.1 - 1.84 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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