What is the best product to kill nutsedge?
Use Ortho® GroundClear® Super Weed & Grass Killer to kill nutsedge quickly—and for good—in landscape beds and hardscapes. The formula is designed to get rid of nutsedge, and 174 other types of weeds, roots and all.
What will kill nutsedge but not grass?
Roundup is effective at killing all kinds of nutsedge. The Glyphosate in Roundup will infiltrate sedge plants through the leaves and travel to the root tubers, killing the sedge completely. However, Roundup is a non-selective herbicide. It will kill any actively growing plant exposed to it, including your lawn grass.
Does Scotts Triple Action kill nutsedge?
If you’re seeding a new lawn and live in the North, you can prevent yellow nutsedge for up to 6 weeks by applying Scotts® Turf Builder® Triple Action Built for Seeding.
How did I get nutsedge in my lawn?
This could be from overwatering with a sprinkler system, a lot of rain, or a combination of both. The best way to minimize nutsedge is to grow and maintain dense and healthy turf to outcompete nutsedge for space, food, and moisture. Low spots in the lawn that hold water also contribute to the proliferation of nutsedge.
When should you kill nutsedge?
Late spring/early summer (when it is young and actively growing) is the ideal time to control yellow nutsedge. During its early growth stages, yellow nutsedge has not started producing tubers and is most susceptible to control with herbicides. As the summer progresses, nutsedge plants form seedheads and tubers.
Why does my lawn have nutsedge?
Nutsedge is most problematic in lawns that have poor drainage or stay wet too long. This could be from overwatering with a sprinkler system, a lot of rain, or a combination of both. The best way to minimize nutsedge is to grow and maintain dense and healthy turf to outcompete nutsedge for space, food, and moisture.