Ferti-lome Weed Free Zone

This page includes the strategy for using the pull behind sprayer and the different yard areas.

1/25/2020 – Bought at Hurley Feed and Seed

From Label here.

  • Do not exceed specified dosages for any area. Be particularly careful within dripline of trees and other ornamental species.
  • Do not apply this product to ‘Floratam’ or Bitterblue’ varieties of St. Augustinegrass in Florida.
  • Do not apply this product to St. Augustinegrass during spring green-up which is the transition period between dormancy and active growth.
  • Do not spray roots of trees and ornamentals.
  • Use on:
    • Common Bermudagrass
    • Hybrid Bermudagrass
    • Bahiagrass
    • Zoysiagrass
    • Buffalograss
    • St. Augustinegrass
    • Centipedegrass
  • For Warm Season Turfgrass, mix 0.75 – 1.5 fl. oz. of ferti-lome® Weed Free Zone per 1.0 gallon of water for treatment of approximately 1,000 sq. ft. of turfgrass. Apply any time the emerged broadleaf weeds are susceptible. Spray the target weeds thoroughly and wet the entire leaf surface of the undesirable plants.
  • ACTIVE INGREDIENTS:
    • 2,4-D, 2-ethylhexyl ester…………..10.49%
    • Mecoprop-p, acid…………………….. 2.66%
    • Dicamba, acid …………………………. 0.67%
    • Carfentrazone-ethyl………………….. 0.54%
    • INERT INGREDIENTS:………………..85.64%
    • TOTAL: ………………………………….100.00%

Broadcast Spray

  • Broadcast (entire areas) applications or follow-up applications at 2-6 week intervals are recommended for more mature weeds, for dense infestations, and for adverse environmental conditions.
  • Spot treatments during summer may be appropriate for sparse infestations, or as a follow-up treatment, or any time broadleaf weeds are susceptible.
  • Irrigation: Do not apply this product immediately before rainfall or irrigation. Rain or watering within 4 hours after treatment may reduce effectiveness.
  • Mowing: Delay mowing 1 to 2 days before and after the application of this product.
  • For St. Augustine grass – apply 0.75 – 1.5 oz. per 1,000 SF

Front Yard

  • At 1 oz./1,000 SF for 12,000 SF (with buffer to not overspray into beds/plants) will need 12 oz.
  • E-W is 160 feet and N-S 75 feet to safely be back from plants; i.e. staying back to not spray into beds or Sunset Magic Crapes.
  • Sprayer does a 40″ (3.33 ft.) So 160×3.33= 533 SF per swath. So a round should spray 1.1 gallons and cover 80″ or 6’8″ plus the overspray. At 75′ wide and 6’8″ per round it will take 11 rounds.

Back Yard – 2,700 SF
Small Garden Yard – 5,400 SF
Old Garden 42,000 SF

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