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Embark T&O provides turf management professionals with an efficient means of reducing the rate of growth and volume of clippings by 50% or more and inhibiting unsightly seedheads. Embark T&O is labeled for use as a foliar application on all the major species of turfgrasses and most fine turf sites, including home lawns, as well as on many species of ornamentals.
Used as a mowing aid (to reduce mowing frequency and clippings), the application should be timed to the peak growth period. Apply Embark T&O shortly after the second or third mowing in the spring. Embark T&O can also be used in the fall to prevent unsightly seedheads, applications are made in early spring.
|Active Ingredient:||Diethanolamine Salt of Mefluidide - 3.2%|
|For use in:||Residential, Institutional, Commercial Lawns, Golf Fairways, Edging Applications and Ornamental Growth|
|Application:||* See label for complete application instructions|
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||NY|
|Shipping Weight:||8.90 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||PBI Gordon Corporation|
- Clippings are significantly reduced, as is bagging, hauling, double-mowing and blowing
- Mowing requires less time and effort with less wear and tear on equipment
- Grass appears neat and trim longer between mowings
- Labeled for Kentucky bluegrass, tall and fine fescues, perennial ryegrass, St Augustinegrass, centipedegrass, zoysiagrass and bermudagrass
- Treated areas may be reseeded 3 days (except California, 2 weeks) following application Embark T&O reduces competition from existing turf and stress from mowing traffic, thus benefits new seedlings
- Embark T&O is used by golf course superintendents to prevent Poa seedheads in bentgrass
- Can be tank-mixed with Trimec broadleaf herbicides or fertilizers in turf regulation applications
- Treatment can be applied in spring and fall, timed to peak growth periods
- Multiple applications can be made with at least 6 weeks interval between treatment
- Can be applied with water-based latex paints for field markings at athletic or sports fields including football, baseball and soccer fields
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8 of 9 people found this review helpful:
This stuff reduced my mowing and pruning.
By Anonymous in Bardstown, Ky on 07/03/2013
Embark has brought my mowing down to once weekly. Heck! I could miss a week!, and I fertilize. The shrubs look fresh trimmed. It recommends iron to be applied, but I havent seen real evidence of yellowing. I bought some foliar applied "chelated iron" from farm supplier, just in case, but not needed yet. I bought a Chapin backpack sprayer from here to reduce application time and couldn't be more happy with both. Thank you! Really, Thank you!
1 of 2 people found this review helpful:
Maybe not for the "average lawn"
By Robert in Manhattan, KS on 09/05/2015
Bought Embark spring 2015 to control a large, near-unmowable bank: may have had some effect on the grasses, zero effect on giant purple clover. Used up the last tank one spray swath wide along another 75' of curb, had no real effect compared to the mixed species immediately adjacent. Also, my city will cite you for seed heads over 12" even if the grass is 4-5". Embark may have stopped emergence of most in the tall fescue, but not enough - and it is hopeless for controlling seed head emergence in a variety of mixed turf & weed grasses which might not even have sprouted before summer. My impression is that this is for carefully calibrated professional use on manicured turf where there are landscape maintenance or payroll costs involved; for the average homeowner, does the price of this (plus your time in applying it twice a year) really justify mowing 4-5 fewer times in the season?
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04/24/2014 Jorge from Picayune, Ms
QHow often, or how many times in a season can Embark be applied to control lawn growth?
Type of lawns: St. Augustine and Centipede.
AThe Embark Turf and Ornamental Growth Regulator has a single application program and a multiple application program. Please refer to the product label for complete instructions.
06/06/2012 David from Lake Providence La
QWill Embark work on bahia grass?
AThe Embark label specifically states it is NOT recommended for use on Bahia Grass. Unfortunately there are hardly any products labeled for use on bahia grass as it is a very sensitive grass. Depending on what you are trying to get rid of in the grass you may or not be able to use a selective herbicide.
10/08/2015 Mike from Bessemer, Al
QWill Embark Turf and Ornamental Growth Regulator work for elaeagnus plants?
Will this work on ealyagnus plants? If so how many ounces per gallon do I mix it at? I would probably mix for 50 gallons max.
A Embark Turf and Ornamental Growth Regulator is labeled to be use on Elaeagnus species plants. Per the product label, use 6.5 fluid ounces per gallon of water. Be sure to read the label completely before application.
Embark Turf and Ornamental Growth Regulator is labeled to be use on Elaeagnus species plants. Per the product label, use 6.5 fluid ounces per gallon of water. Be sure to read the label completely before application.