What is trimec used for?

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Chemical Action and Usages: Trimec is a selective herbicide for the control of a wide range of broad-leafed weeds including dandelion, plantains, chickweed, clover, henbit, spurge, wild onion and more in established lawns without harming the turf grass.

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Also to know is, what weeds does trimec kill?

Trimec® lawn weed killer, by Gordon's®, is a herbicide used to control broadleaf nuisance weeds without harming your lawn. This concentrated herbicide will work on sensitive weeds like clover and dandelion. It is strong enough to eliminate hard to kill weeds like poison ivy and poison oak.

Also Know, how long does trimec take to work? For some weeds, you will see results within 24 hours. Others might take a day or two. For some weeds, you will see results within 24 hours. Others might take a day or two.

Likewise, people ask, when should I spray trimec?

Apply Trimec in the spring or early summer if you seed with cool-season grasses.

What is the active ingredient in trimec?


Active Ingredient: 2,4-D, dimethylamine salt 25.93%, Dicamba, dimethylamine salt 2.76%, MCPP-P, DMA salt 6.93%
Pet safe: Yes, if used as directed on label
Formulation: Professional Product

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How long does trimec need before rain?

Answer: We recommend that you apply the Gordons Trimec Classic Broadleaf Herbicide on a day when you are not expecting any rainfall. You should not irrigate 24 hours after application of the product also per the product label instructions. 149 of 161 people found this answer helpful.

How often can you use trimec?

Answer: Per the product label on Trimec Southern Broadleaf Herbicide the maximum number of applications is limited to 2 per year with a minimum of 30 days between applications. Please be sure you are using the correct usage rate per the product label for you specific application.

How long does it take trimec to kill dandelions?

There are several formulations of Trimec, but I assume you used the classic amine formulation. If temps hit 60 or above, it should be good after 3 or 4 hours because dandelions are easy to kill.

How long does it take trimec to dry?

The product takes longer to dry on a cool, cloudy day than on a warm, sunny day. Usually within 4 – 6 hours.

How soon can I mow after applying trimec?

Answer: It is recommended to mow 3 days before Gordons Trimec Classic Broadleaf Herbicide application and then you can mow 3 days after application.

What chemicals are in trimec?

2, 4-D, Dicamba, & MCPP
2, 4-D, dicamba and MCPP are all chemicals in Trimec that mimic plants' growth hormones. They cause deformed growth in weeds' vascular systems that causes the leaves to shrivel at the edges and die.

How much is trimec a gallon of water?

By combining three broadleaf actives, Trimec is able to handle most any unwanted weed growth excluding only grassy types. WHERE TO USE IT: Fields, fence rows, lawns and just about any where unwanted broadleaf weed growth is active. RATE OF APPLICATION: Use 1 to 1.5 oz per gallon of water per 1000 sq/ft of turf.

What time of year is best to spray for weeds?

For the best results, gardeners should time the weed killer application to take place before weed seeds start to germinate, generally in the early spring. Gardeners often reapply the weed killer approximately eight weeks after the first spraying to help with exceptionally invasive weeds, such as crabgrass.

How much is trimec per acre?

Apply 3.0 to 4.0 pints of Trimec· 992 Broadleaf Herbicide per acre with spray volumes ranging from 5 to 220 galions per acre. Or, apply 1.1 to 1.5 fluid ounces of Trimec® 992 Broadleaf Herbicide per 1,000 square feet with spray volumes ranging from 0.5 to 5.0 gallons per 1,000 square feet of turf.

Will trimec kill white clover?

Gordon's ® Trimec ® Lawn Weed Killer kills more than 250 kinds of weeds including dandelion and white clover without harming your lawn when used as directed.

Is trimec safe?

Mecoprop is virtually non-toxic to fish and humans. The smallest component of Trimec is dicamba, which is slightly toxic to fish. The carcinogenic effects of dicamba are not well known because of lack of data.

Will trimec kill fescue?

Don't use Trimec on Fescue. It will harm the turf grass. Aerating and Dethatching your soil helps grow strong root systems for your lawn, making the grass thicker - reducing weeds. Watering does the same, stronger grass less weeds.

How do you mix trimec Southern?

Trimec Southern Broadleaf Herbicide can be mixed at a rate of 0.37 - 1.1 oz per 1,000 sq. ft. or 1 gallon of water. For more specific application rates please refer to the label. Trimec Southern Broadleaf Herbicide can stay effective between 3 to 5 years when stored in a cool, dry place.

How much herbicide do I need?

Add Herbicide
If the label recommends an application rate of 4 ounces of herbicide per gallon of water, then for each gallon of water in the sprayer, add 4 ounces of herbicide. For example, if 4 gallons of water are needed to treat 200 square feet, then you would add 16 ounces of herbicide to the water.

Will trimec kill creeping Charlie?

Answer: Yes, Gordons Trimec Classic Broadleaf Herbicide is labeled to kill creeping charlie, also known as ground ivy.