How do I identify torpedo grass?
Similarly, you may ask, what does torpedo grass look like?
Torpedograss is a perennial that can grow up to 2.5 feet in height. It produces stiff stems with thick, rigid, flat or folded leaf blades. Stems are smooth but the leaves and sheaths are hairy. The color is grayish green.
Also, what causes torpedo grass? Although the plant does produce seed, the seeds are not viable. The weedy grass solely reproduces vegetatively by robust rhizomes. The spread of torpedograss in Louisiana is mainly attributed to the movement of soils infested with torpedograss from the Bonnet Carré Spillway.
Also to know is, what is torpedo grass?
Torpedo grass (Panicum repens) is a perennial that can reach up to 3 ft. (1 m) tall, with long creeping rhizomes, and torpedo-like tips. The leaves are flat or rolled, 10 in. Leaf sheaths can be glabrous or hairy with a membranous ligule covered by short hairs.
Does image kill torpedo grass?
In bermudagrass and zoysia lawns, several applications of the herbicide quinclorac, such as Drive (this is a commercial product) or Image Crabgrass Killer (homeowner version), will do a good job of actually killing the torpedograss with multiple applications. And they do a very good job on other grassy weeds.