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03:18PM, 22 Oct 2009
I have goosegrass/wire grass growing in my fescue lawn and I looking for post-emergence herbicide that I can apply?

I have started to manually remove them but wonder if there is post-emergence herbicide that I can apply to kill off the weeds without harming the fescue?

Submitted: 12:19PM, 23 Jan 2010
Answer: Dear David,

Unfortunately there is no selective weedkiller that can be applied to your fescue lawn that will control this particular weed. You can certainly hand remove it (as you have already been doing). Another method would be to use a weedbrush filled with Zero Glyphosate 490 and dab the herbicide onto the foliage of the goosegrass. The chemical will be absorbed by the foliage which is then translocated down to the roots to destroy the weed roots and all. If possible, leave the weed undisburbed for 2 weeks to allow the herbicide to take effect.

Category: Weeds
Answered: 01:52PM, 27 Jan 2010


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