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weed and seed spray

Once you pull up the label, hit “command F” on Mac or “control F” on PC and this opens up a search window. Type the word “Seed” in that window and it will reveal how many times that word appears in the label PDF.

Let’s stick with our example of Kentucky Bluegrass and you can see that it’s ok to apply quinclorac to the lawn to kill crabgrass 7 days before seeding or more. So right now, if you are let’s say 2 weeks away from seeding, you are welcome to spray away and kill that crabgrass dead. (note, this product turns crabgrass orange/red in about 6 days. But it takes much longer for the crabgrass to fully break down so likely some of it will still be there when you seed, just red and dead).


Reading the Label – Quincept – New Farm

( we have the generic which is cheaper FYI)I will throw this one in real quick because it’s a little different. We recommend this product for a pre-emergent application at the time of seeding. It will suppress certain weeds in your grow in. If you are new and inexperienced, DO NOT think you have to use this – your results will be ok without it. But if you do use it, people think they can just spray it anytime they want and this is not true.

Key: The answer to your question is on the label. Labels of weed control products almost always tell you the wait time until seeding after application. Let’s look at two that you likely may be using.

Most broadweed weeds including, onehunga (prickle) weed, capeweed, clovers, cudweed, dandelion, dock, lambs tongue (plantain) thistles and wireweed.



Application rate

PRECAUTIONS: Keep out of reach of children. Read label carefully before use. Avoid contact with eyes and skin and inhalation of spray mist. Wear protective gloves and eye protection when mixing or using. Use product in well ventilated areas. DO NOT eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wash hands and exposed skin thoroughly after use. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. DO NOT allow spray to drift onto desirable plants, aquatic environment or outside the target area. Keep children, pets, wildlife and birds off treated lawns until the spray is dry.