Torpedograss Weed Killer

Panicum repens Herbicide

Description of Torpedograss (panicum repens):
Torpedograss is one of the most invasive species in Florida, Texas, and generally down south. It gets its name from the sharply pointed and torpedo-like tips. It grows up to 3 feet tall and has hairy sheaths on the upper margins of the leaves. It can re-establish itself from just a tiny fragment of it's a rhizome. The leaves are flat and rolled, with a white and waxy covering.  

Control Options for Torpedograss

No Control
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Spot Treatment
Label Rate:
0.9 - 1 fluid ounces per gallon
Cost Effectiveness:
Makes 64 - 71.11 gallons
at a cost of
$0.97 - $1.08 per gallon
Broadcast 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
$0.97 - $1.08 per 1,000 sqft
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.
Safe On
Bentgrass Safe Rate:
0.5 - 1 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
Bluegrass, Roughstalk, Chewings Fescue, Fine Fescue, Hard Fescue, Red Fescue, Bermudagrass, Bluegrass, Annual, Kentucky Bluegrass, Buffalograss, Tall Fescue, Annual Ryegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Zoysiagrass Safe Rate:
1.47 fluid ounces per 1,000 sqft
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