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Battleship III gives you superior post-emergent control of tough broadleaf weeds on fairways, aprons, roughs, sod, lawns and landscape areas. Its 2,4-D free formulation is effective in cool and warm-season turf. The advanced "three-way" formulation contains Triclopyr, Fluroxypyr and MCPA in an easy-to-use liquid formulation. Battleship III controls annual and perennial broadleaf weeds including Dandelion, Chickweed, Black Medic, Knotweed, Plantain, Oxalis, Clover, Cocklebur, Thistle and many other species.
|Active Ingredient:||MCPA - 37.84%
Fluroxypyr - 4.45%
Triclopyr - 4.07%
|Target pests:||Black Medic, Chickweed, Clover, Dandelion, Knotweed, Plantain, Oxalis, Spurge, Thistle, Wild garlic and many others
* See label for complete list
|For use in:||Commercial & Residential Cool & Warm-Season Grass: Golf course Fairways, Aprons & Roughs; Sod Farms; Lawns & Landscape areas
* See label for complete list
|Application:||1.1 - 1.5 oz. per 0.5 - 5.5 gallons of water per 1,000 sq. ft.
(3 - 4 pints per acre per 20 - 240 gallons of water)
* Use a Surfactant to Increase Effectiveness
* See label for complete application instructions
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||AK, CA, HI, LA, MA, NJ, NY, WA|
|Shipping Weight:||24.30 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||Helena Chemical|
For optimum results:
- Add a spray adjuvant, such as DYNE-AMIC for best results
- Use a water conditioning agent, such as QUEST, for high PH and water hardness
- Avoid applying during excessively dry or hot periods unless irrigation is used
- Turf should not be mowed 1 to 2 days before and following application
- Reseed no sooner than 3 to 4 weeks after application of this product
For residential turf, golf courses, sod farm and grass grown for seed uses: Apply 3 to 4 pints of this product per acre (1.1 to 1.5 oz. per 1,000 square feet) to control above listed broadleaf weeds. Do not apply more than 4.2 pints of product (1.5 lbs. total ae) per acre per application. Do not apply more than 2 applications per year with a minimum retreatment interval of 21 days. The maximum use rate for most warm season grasses is 3 pints per acre.
On closely mowed golf course fairway bentgrass, apply this product at a maximum rate of 2 pints in 20 to 240 gallons of water per acre (0.73 fluid ounce in 0.5 to 5.5 gallons of water per 1,000 square feet). During conditions which promote turf stress use lower rates, 1 to 1.5 pints in 20 to 240 gallons of water per acre (0.36 to 0.55 fluid ounce in 0.3 to 5.5 gallons per 1,000 square feet). Slight turf yellowing will disappear after one week. To minimize grass injury, a second application should not be made for at least 4 weeks. Avoid swath overlaps. Do not use on golf course greens or tees.
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18 of 21 people found this review helpful:
Battleship smoked puncturevine
By David in Lorraine, KS on 06/29/2011
I had a 4 week old yard of seeded buffalo grass that was infested by puncture vine. This killed the puncture vine and the young buffalo survived.
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By Peter in Troy, Ohio on 05/15/2014
I applied this with a 15 gallon sprayer towed behind my mower. It's important to first figure out how much area a full tank will cover so you know how much herbicide to put in. In my case, one tankful does about a half-acre with mower at idle speed. I saw results within a day, weeds were wilting. So far I am very pleased. No apparent damage to the turf. Be careful with this stuff, it's very concentrated. Important to get the coverage right I think.
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QHow much Battleship III Herbicide should I use per gallon of water?
AAs with most herbicides the exact volume of water is not very important, you just need to be sure you are getting the correct amount of product on a specific area. In the case of Battleship the product label recommends that if you are treating larger areas that you use 3 - 4 pints of product in at least 20 gallons and at most 200 gallons of water to to treat a entire acre (1.1 oz - 1.5 oz of Battleship per 1,000 sq ft in an adequate amount of water to cover the specified area).
06/07/2012 Casey from Newcastle,tx
QWhat herbicide should I use in fescue lawn to control broadleaf weeds?
I was wondering if their was a broad leaf herbicide that I could use in my fescue lawn. It is a mix of fine, tall, and red fescue
ABattleship III is our most popular selective herbicide for use on fescue grasses. The advanced "three-way" formulation contains Triclopyr, Fluroxypyr and MCPA in an easy-to-use liquid formulation. Battleship III controls annual and perennial broadleaf weeds including Dandelion, Chickweed, Black Medic, Knotweed, Plantain, Oxalis, Clover, Cocklebur, Thistle and many other species.
08/02/2013 Melissa from Anderson, In. 46016
QIs Battleship pet friendly?
I had battleship sprayed around my yard, approx. 30 days later I had to have my dog put to sleep, Not sure if it was poison from the weed killer or him being 13 yrs old! Just curious because I dont want to bury another pet if I cant get another because of the spray in the yard.
ABattleship III Herbicide - 2.5 gallon is not harmful to animals after it has dried. We have not had one complaint of it harming pets. If you have any further questions please contact Helena Chemical at 901-761-0050.
03/22/2014 Jeff from Charlotte Nc
QMix Ratio for Battleship III Herbicide - 2.5 gallon in Backpack Sprayers?
I'd like to do spot treatment and use a backpack sprayer. What is the mix ratio for this in order to get effective control?
05/22/2015 Jake from Boise, Id 83705
QHow toxic is 'Battleship'?
My ecology minded neighbor has fits when I have weeds, then also has fits when I spray for weeds. I do not use Roundup, but the company I contracted with does use Battleship. My neighbor believes that your product will harm her children.
AAs long as your neighbors children are not bathing in, playing in, drinking or in any way coming directly into contact with the mixed solution while wet and mis-using Battleship, its not going to harm your neighbors or their kids for you to treat your yard. Follow the usage instructions per the label and apply only when children or pets are not in the direct area to be treated and keep them out until the surface of the lawn has dried (maybe 30min to 2 hours).
08/12/2016 Gary from Lecenter, Mn
QWill Battleship kill crabgrass? If not what should I get?
A No, Battleship III Herbicide is not labeled for crabgrass.†
No, Battleship III Herbicide is not labeled for crabgrass.†
07/25/2016 Gary from Minnesota
QWill Battleship drift? Cool morning, hot late day ok to spray lawns???
A Battleship III Herbicide†will not drift. Once you apply it, the product stays. As long as temps do not rise above 80 degrees during application safe to apply. Be sure your type turf grass is tolerant.†
Battleship III Herbicide†will not drift. Once you apply it, the product stays. As long as temps do not rise above 80 degrees during application safe to apply. Be sure your type turf grass is tolerant.†
07/20/2016 Paul from Western Nc
QDoes Battleship III Herbicide control/kill purslane?
07/13/2015 Ted from Park Hills, Ky
QDoes Battleship III Herbicide work for ground ivy?
I purchased Battleship III and have applied it to my lawn. it appears not to be effective on ground ivy.
A Battleship III Selective Herbicide is labeled for ground ivy. You will use 1.5 fl. oz. per 1000 square feet. This will generally be mixed in a gallon of water. A surfactant should also be used when applying this product to ensure that it is coating the plants properly. A retreatment may need to be done depending on severe the problem is. This can be done after 21 days.
Battleship III Selective Herbicide is labeled for ground ivy. You will use 1.5 fl. oz. per 1000 square feet. This will generally be mixed in a gallon of water. A surfactant should also be used when applying this product to ensure that it is coating the plants properly. A retreatment may need to be done depending on severe the problem is. This can be done after 21 days.
06/22/2015 Andy from Richland Wa
QWill Battleship III Herbicide hurt grass seed planted the day before?
AYes, you should wait to apply Battleship III Herbicide to newly seeded turf until you have mowed at least twice.
06/17/2015 Al from Smyrna, De 19977
QHas Battleship III been approved for residential lawns? By EPA or the Department of Agriculture? Any harmful affects to animals? Wait 24 hours after treatment? 55 + community and Forever Green uses this product on our yards.
AYes, Battleship III Herbicide has been approved for use on residential lawns. Animals should be kept out of the area while the product has been applied and until it has fully dried. Battleship III is not harmful to animals after it has dried.
05/15/2015 Eric from Lubbock Tx
QCan I apply Battleship III on pasture with horses on it?
05/09/2015 Richard from Newport, Michigan
QAfter application, how long before Battleship III Herbicide not affected by rain?
I understand application 1 to 2 days after mowing and mowing 1 to 2 days after application but what about rain? how soon after application is it "rain safe"?
AYou should avoid applications of Battleship III Herbicide when rainfall is forecasted within 48 hours.
04/26/2015 Brett from Evansville In
QWill Battleship III treat wild violets?
04/10/2015 Jake from Gordonville, Tx
How long should I wait after applying Battleship III to apply a broadcast granule fertilizer like Scotts Turf Builder?
AThere is no wait time when applying fertilizers after using Battleship III Selective Herbicide. If you are using a liquid, they can be mixed in the tank together.