Bermudagrass, 3.75 acres, Arkansas
Warm Season Weed ID Thread - What is it and how do I kill it?
I agree. Celsius WG herbicide is a postemergent herbicide with (3) active ingredients to provide control of most broadleaf and grassy weeds we encounter. A list of weeds controlled can be found on pp. 4-5 of the label linked above. Celsius is one of the few herbicides that are safe for use on warm season grasses like bermuda when temperatures are high.dfw_pilot said:First, start with a purchase of Celsius herbicide.
For sure - dfw_pilot touches on that in the Bermuda Triangle.Mightyquinn said:Between Celsius and Certainty, wouldn't they take care of about 90-95% of all weeds?
Yes I have some Celsius, image, speedzone, msma, roundup, and some left over bayer stuff. Just wanted to make sure Celsius was the right option. I don't think it is crabgrass, but if it is, the msma would be the better choice?dfw_pilot said:As far as Celsius, do you already have some and a way to spray it? If you already have it, I'd just spray it, wait 10 days, and see what happens. If you don't have it, I'd invest in some. Weed ID is really only for situations where you don't have the herbicides to kill it (in a southern lawn).
Yeah I guess I forgot to mention that I have sodded Bermuda. I think it is 419.dfw_pilot said:Another thought I'd share in this thread is the idea of Grass ID vs Weed ID.
As long as you know what type of grass you have, you then know what type of herbicides will work on it. So, start with your grass type, not your weed type. Between Pre-Emergent, Celsius, Certainty, Glyphosate, and maybe MSMA or some additives like surfactant, you should be able to kill anything in your lawn. Some herbicides work better in different grasses, but once you know your grass type, you can filter down your herbicide options to the best ones for your lawn. Once you've done that, it's just a matter of spraying the weeds properly.
Therefore, to really ID your weed, you ID your grass.
Sorry, I wasn't describing you, but helping point people in the right direction who don't already have the proper herbicides. For example, I can't name half the weeds I've found in my lawn, but I don't care, they're dead, haha.coreymays22 said:Yeah I guess I forgot to mention that I have sodded Bermuda. I think it is 419.
Same here. I even have a fancy "Weed ID" poster hanging in my garage. It makes for a nice conversation piece, but in reality I can mix up a little Celsius or Sedgehammer in the time it takes to positively ID a weed - which I would mix up anyway after identifying the weed.dfw_pilot said:...I can't name half the weeds I've found in my lawn, but I don't care, they're dead, haha.