Spurge Power is a third generation postemergence turf herbicide which combines the weed killing power of three completely different active ingredients; MCPA, Triclopyr and Dicamba. It can be used all year, as many times as you want, and it contains no 2,4-D.
What does Spurge Power control?
As the name implies, it controls spotted spurge. This is the reddish weed with a black spot on the leaf that homeowners hate. Even if a preemergence herbicide is used spurge is the first weed to appear as the preemergence herbicide wears out. Spurge Power also does an excellent job of controlling hard to control weeds such as clovers, oxalis, dandelion, etc. In fact, there are over 75 weeds on the label that it controls.
Where can I use Spurge Power?
Use Spurge Power on all species of commercial turf except dichondra and carpet grass. You may see some yellowing on centipede grass and St. Augustine but the turf will outgrow this.
Do I need to be careful to keep Spurge Power away from certain plants?
Do not use in ornamental beds, flowers, trees, shrubs, etc., and avoid any drift onto them. Do not use on dichondra lawns or anywhere desirable clovers are present.
What rates do I use Spurge Power?
Add 1 oz. (2 tablespoons) in 2 gallons of water and apply to 1,000 square feet of turf area. As you can see a little goes along way. This works out to about $1.40 per 1,000 square feet. Spurge Power is an economical weed control product.
How often can I use Spurge Power?
Spurge Power has no preemergence activity so weeds will continue to come up from seed throughout the year. You can apply Spurge Power whenever you see weed emergence.
How close to mowing should I apply Spurge Power?
Do not mow for 1-2 days either before or after application.
What about watering?
Do not water the lawn for 24 hours after application.
When can I reseed?
Wait at least three weeks.
When can I go back on the lawn after application or let the pets out on it?
Wait until the spray has dried on the leaves.
What about temperatures?
Do not apply when the temperature exceeds 85 degrees. It’s best to apply early in the morning during the hot summer months.