What kind of weeds does Killex kill?

Weed treated by Killex include: dandelions, creeping charlie, clover, thistle, Canadian thistle, knot-weed, shepherd’s-purse, violet, poison ivy, plantain, chickweed, black medic, English daisy, curled dock, heal-all, bed-straw, ragweed, etc.

Spray acts within a few days and weeds gradually die. Grass fills in as weeds disappear. Some weeds may require up to 4 weeks for complete kill. Repeat in 3-4 weeks if necessary.

Subsequently, question is, does Killex kill clover? Killex. This selective herbicide kills over 50 varieties of lawn and garden weeds. Controls dandelions, chickweed, clover and more. The safest way to use this product is by spraying only the weeds, not as a broadcast spray.

Correspondingly, is Killex safe?

Killex” is the only spray you can use on the lawn and won’t kill the grass. It is just a spot treatment option as needed. “Killex” also has no residual soil affects; once the product has dried it is no longer there. Safe for kids and pets 2 hours after application.

How do you use Killex?

BENT GRASS TURF: In closely mowed bent grass (putting and bowling greens, etc.) apply KILLEX TURF HERBICIDE at a maximum rate of 30 mL per 100 square metres (2.75 L/ha) preferably in May, or mid-August through September. Slight turf yellowing will disappear after about one week.

What will Killex kill?

Killex. This selective herbicide kills over 50 varieties of lawn and garden weeds. Controls dandelions, chickweed, clover and more. The safest way to use this product is by spraying only the weeds, not as a broadcast spray.

Is Killex banned in Canada?

The pesticide 2,4-D, once sold widely throughout Canada under brand names such as Killex, is prohibited for lawn care in most provinces east of Manitoba as part of a much broader prohibition on so-called cosmetic lawn care products. The chemical is still widely used in agriculture and forestry.

Should you cut weeds before spraying Roundup?

If the weeds around only a foot tall, you should be able to get a good kill of everything just by spraying without mowing. DO NOT mow before you spray. Roundup works by contact with the leaves on the plant. You’d get a kill if you mow but it would work better if you spray on the weeds before you mow.

What chemicals are in Killex?

Lawn chemical confusion For years she had used Killex, a product that contains synthetic pesticides — including the chemicals 2,4-D, Mecoprop and Dicamba — to suppress or kill broadleaf weeds such as dandelions.

Will Killex kill creeping Charlie?

You can control Creeping Charlie with Ortho® Killex Lawn Weed Control – Ready-to-Spray Hose End Attachment. When used as directed, it controls broadleaf weeds in lawns.

Does Killex work on dandelions?

Even the best cared for lawns will have an occasional dandelion. To rid your lawn of dandelions, use a product such as Killex*. Apply it to the dandelions to kill them without harming the lawn.

Is Killex legal in Ontario?

Thank you. Dealmaker1945 wrote: Since 24D (Killex) was banned for use on lawns in Ontario, I see people buying Weed’n Feed in the US and bringing it back to Canada. In the past I used to get a bag .. OK, so weed-n-feed is illegal to import, but you can import fertilizer and Killex separately, legally.

Is Killex legal in Quebec?

In 2006, the province of Quebec banished ‘Killex’ an excellent product to control weeds. Killex is still available in some Canadian provinces and in the U.S.A. The only legal active ingredient left to control weeds is the Dicamba (one of the three ingredients of Killex).

When can I mow after Killex?

For best results apply 1 to 3 days after mowing grass and mow the lawn 3 to 6 days after first application.

Should I mow before applying 24d?

A good rule of thumb is only apply pre-emergent herbicides to lawns more than a year old. Since pre-emergent herbicide must be washed into the soil to be effective, you can mow before applying it, however you should wait a few days after application to mow again.

Does Killex have a shelf life?

Killex Concentrate Herbicide is formulated to have a minimum shelf life of 3 years when properly stored, but will often last longer.

Does Killex contain glyphosate?

Weedkillers such as Roundup (star ingredient: glyphosate) and Killex (star ingredient: 2,4-D) can’t be applied without a permit in Victoria, Esquimalt, Oak Bay and Saanich. The councils of the four municipalities cited health concerns when they imposed the bans.

Does 2 4d go bad?

Herbicides don’t really expire or get old when properly stored, but cold (eg: freezing) temps will adversely affect many of them.

How safe is 24d?

2,4-D generally has moderate toxicity to birds and mammals, is slightly toxic to fish and aquatic invertebrates, and is practically nontoxic to honeybees. The ester forms of 2,4-D can be highly toxic to fish and other aquatic life. Carefully follow label directions to avoid harmful effects. 2,4-D is not Agent Orange.