|Active Ingredient:||2,4-D, 2-ethylhexyl ester - 10.49%|
Mecoprop-p, acid - 2.66%
Dicamba, acid - 0.67%
Carfentrazone-ethyl - 0.54%
|Target pests:||Clover, Ground Ivy, Spurge, Chickweed, Dandelion, Genbit, Oxalis, Poison Ivy, Purslane, Shepherds Purse, Thistle, Virginia Buttonweed, Wild Onion and many others listed on the label. Please see label for complete list.|
|For use in:||Kentucky Bluegrass, Perennial Ryegrass, Tall Fescue, Red Fescue, Colonial Bentgrass, Common Bermuda Grass, Hybrid Bermuda Grass, Bahia Grass, Zoysia Grass, Buffalo Grass, St. Augustine and Centipede Grass|
|Application:||.75 oz - 4.5 oz per 1,000 sq ft|
|Pet safe:||Yes, when used as directed on the product label|
|Yield:||Treats up to 21, 300 sq ft|
|Manufactured By:||VPG (UPC: 732221105249)|
Fertilome Weed Free Zone is a combination of four proven Weed Killers: 2,4-D, mecoprop-p, dicamba and carfentrazone-ethyl. Post-emergent applications of this product will control a wide range of broadleaf lawn weeds in residential lawns. Fertilome Weed Free Zone is fast acting with noticeable effects just hours after the application and plants death within 7-14 days after the application.
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29 of 29 people found this review helpful:
By Tony on April 28, 2011
Weed Free Zone is the best weed killer I have ever used. Not only does it work flawlessly, but the weeds are brown and shriveled in as little as two days. Sure it's pricey, but it WORKS. So many times I have tried other weed killers from companies such as Ortho, like you get at a home center, and it takes forever to kill the weeds. WFZ is the champion of weed killers in my book. Not the most environmentally friendly product out there, but when you need weeds killed and killed fast, you can't beat WFZ.
15 of 15 people found this review helpful:
Weed Free Zone
By Larry on August 15, 2011
Weed Free Zone is the only product that I have found that will control wild violets in my grass. But, it does take more than one application especially on older, more mature plants. Of course it works great on the regular broad leaf weeds too. Don't forget to use a surfactant so that the product will wet the leaves.
15 of 15 people found this review helpful:
The Eradication of Creeping Charlie (ground Ivy) by FWFZ
By Robert on October 6, 2011
I was pointed toward Fertilome Weed Free Zone by my next door neighbor. I have applied one spraying with hand pump sprayer and noticed instant results and had to respray very little on second application. It is remarkable how fast it acts and kills the creeping charlie which is the hardest most evasive weed on my property. I highly recommend this product and will be buying more from DoMyOwnPestControl.com. Thanks, R.Y.
9 of 14 people found this review helpful:
Weed Free Zone for Dandelions
By Daryl on May 8, 2011
I have been using this Fertilome Weed Free Zone on Dandelions for three years. I have been individually hand spraying them because they said not to use a broadcast sprayer. Applying it is in the spring and twice in September as instructed. I have more than when I started. I think it actually multiplies them. It does not appear to have any killing affect on dandelions at all. Very high cost for very poor performance. Recommend not wasting your money.
7 of 7 people found this review helpful:
Best I've used
By Alan on May 1, 2012
I have used many products in attempts to control weeds in my fescue lawn. Weed Free Zone works better than anything that I have used. It may cost more for the container but it works and that is my main concern.
WEED FREE ZONE
May 31, 2013
The best weed killer i've ever used. Been using for 7/8 years and am completely satisfied. Use about 3 qts a year on house area, 1 1/2 acre+ and camp. Saved $200 by getting case of 12 qts.
By Bill on May 27, 2013
I bought this product to control/kill wild violets in my common bermuda grass lawn. It knocked them out with one application. Expect some light yellowing of grass but it didn't do any serious damage and turf came back in one or two mowings.
By William on May 26, 2013
Put it on about 2 weeks ago and the weeds are gone. I have a 1 acre lot and 2 bottles were not enough--will order 3 next time. Fetilome Weed Free Zone is the best weed killer I have ever applied--will use it exclusively from now on. That said, it does not kill bermuda grass (a grass I think of as a weed) nor will it kill new weeds that are now sprouting from the ground--now I need a good pre-emergent for this fall
By Fran on May 22, 2013
I live in western colorado and the weed in my yard and garden that i fight most is bindweed, this is the only thing i have found that works and an added benefit . . . it doesn't kill the grass.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful:
Good weed killer
By Jim on April 23, 2013
So far so good. I'm trying to eradicate Creeping Charlie from our back yard. I followed the instructions and three days later the ivy started to turn a darker brown and shrivel up on the leaves ends. It is a hard ivy to get rid of. I've tried many of the "brand name" killers and have had minimal success. I will update in a week or so.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
By John on April 9, 2013
I aerated & over-seeded last fall and had a lot of weeds this spring. This stuff works not cheap but it gets results. Use a surfactant with this herbicide for better results! I will be buying more!
By Lee on March 16, 2013
3 days into it the weeds showed signs of a violent death. I spot sprayed trouble areas used it conservatively. I have failed at only a few things in my life and the weeds in my new lawn were on that list. I also bought the tenacity but haven't used it yet.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful:
Great weed fighter!!!
By Mark on October 23, 2012
Fertilome weed free zone is a great product... It gives you amazing results even when the nights are cooler. Nothing I've used has work this well on ground ivy. Including shipping charges in item price works for me!!!
4 of 4 people found this review helpful:
Weeds I Hate Em!
By Bob on September 8, 2012
Fertilome Weed Free Zone is by far the best broad leaf weed control ever! I've been using it for atleast 5 years. We have weeds you wouldn't believe here on Whidbey Island WA and this product knocks dead!
5 of 5 people found this review helpful:
WEED FREE ZONE REALY KILLS FIELD BIND WEED
By Don on September 4, 2012
Weed Free Zone is the only product that I have found that kills Wild Morning Glory or Field Bind Weed. I sprayed it on a primarily Kentucky Blue Grass lawn. With in 2 days the broad leaf weeds weer gone.
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March 30, 2011Dorothy asked:
QWill Fertilome Weed Free Zone be harmful to my dog if he eats grass sprayed with it after it has dried?
AAfter Fertilome Weed Free Zone has dried it should pose no threat to your dog even if he eats a bit of grass that has been treated.
March 15, 2011Rick asked:
QHow soon can I seed after using Weed Free Zone?
AThe label states that you can reseed areas 2 weeks after application of Fertilome Weed Free Zone.
October 19, 2011Mike from Connersville, Indiana asked:
QWhen is the correct time to apply Weed Free Zone for wild violets in Fescue?
I'm wanting to spray my yard to kill the weeds off this fall. Is it too late to use this in central Indiana? I did this a few weeks ago but the wild violets survived! Should I increase the mixture to kill these? I have bluegrass, fescue mix grasses.
AAccording to the Fertilome Weed Free product label: Spring and Fall treatments under adequate soil moisture conditions are preferred to the Summer treatments. Generally, Summer broadcast applications to older, drought stressed weeds are less effective. Broadcast (entire areas) applications or follow-up applications at 2-6 week intervals are recommended for more mature Weeds, for dense infestations, and for adverse environmental conditions. Spot treatments during summer may be appropriate for sparse infestations, or as a follow-up treatment, or any time broadleaf weeds are susceptible. For more specific information or application tips we recommend that you contact the manufacturer directly. You can reach VPG at 888-583-5296.
April 21, 2011Stella asked:
QWhat store in my area can Weed Free Zone be found? I am in the Wilmington, Ohio area.
AWe are a retailer and we do not have information on other stores that may sell Fertilome Weed Free Zone. We do have fast, free shipping and a low price guarantee. We would love the opportunity to earn your business!
July 20, 2013Bill from Sioux City, Ia asked:
QWhat is the shelf life of Fertilome Weed Free Zone? What kind of a storage environment shall I provide?
AThe shelf life will be determined by how you store it. If you keep it in a temperature stable environment and out of direct sunlgiht it can last between 3 and 5 years.
March 8, 2013Carolyn from La Grange, Tx 78945 asked:
QHow long does fertilome weed free zone stay in the ground?
I want to clear an area for replanting at some point with broadleaf flowers. How long will it be active?
AWeed Free Zone stays active for up to 30 days in the soil. We recommend you wait at least 30 days before planting in the soil.
February 12, 2013Steve from Statesboro asked:
QIs Fertilome Weed Free Zone for spot or broadcast treating?
Is this product more suited for spot treating smaller areas or can it be broad cast spread on entire lawn using a back pack sprayer? Not hose end.
AFertilome Weed Free Zone is labeled to be used as a broadcast spray. A backpack sprayer would work very well for this application.
June 6, 2011Dolly asked:
QI bought a pint of Weed Free Zone, but lost the mixing instructions. Can you tell me how to mix?
AUnfortunately, you did not give us enough specific information on what type of grass you were treating for us to be able to give you a specific answer. Fortunately the Fertilome Weed Free Zone product label is available on our website on the Fertilome Weed Free Zone page and for your convenience we have also linked it here: Product Label.
January 8, 2012Lee from Cowpens, Sc asked:
QHow well does Fertilome Weed Free Zone work on wild onion in lawns?
I live in upstate South Carolina and the wild onion is in full growth due to the mild winter we are having. Is there a better product to eliminate wild onion?
AFertilome Weed Free Zone will work well on wild onion in lawn species listed on the product label. Be sure to apply the product to the weeds during a time when the wild onion will be susceptible to herbicides, you may want to contact your local cooperative extension office and speak to the master gardener on staff to determine timing as it will vary from region to region
May 1, 2013Matthias from Mississippi asked:
QI might be missing it, but does the label on Fertilome Weed Free Zone not give water rates per fluid ounce?
If I want to broadcast treat St. Augustine at a rate of 1.5 fl. oz per 1,000 square feet how much water do I use per 1.5 fl. oz?
AThe reason there are not exact water rates is because water just acts as the carrier. It is however much water it takes for you to disperse 1.5 ounces over 1000 square feet. With that said, we generalize that 1 gallon will treat approx. 1000.
August 4, 2013Tony from Amarillo, Texas asked:
QWhat is the mixture ratio for concentrated Fertilome Weed Free Zone?
If I remember correctly approx. 1 to 2 capfuls per 5 gallons of water was the mixture
AThe amount you would use will be dependent on the turf you are treating on. According to the label it will vary for warm and cool season grasses and they range from 0.75-2 ounces per 1000 sq/ft in no less than 1 gallon of water. Please see the Product Label for exact instructions for your lawn type and treatment areas. Let us know if you have any other questions.
October 25, 2013Sanford from Abbeville, Louisiana 70510 asked:
QHow soon after overseeding a bermuda lawn with rye grass can I apply fertilome weed free zone?
October 7, 2013Lamont from Winslow, N.j. asked:
QHow much area does a qt of Fertilome Weed Free Zone cover?
AThe amount of coverage one quart of Fertilome Weed Free Zone will cover depends on your application ratio. The label explains depending on what you are treating to use
April 7, 2013Robert from Amarillo Tx asked:
QHow to mix Weed Free Zone on burmuda grass?
A The Fertilome Weed Free Zone product label gives very specific instructions based on the type of sprayer you will be using. We recommend you take a few moments to read over the product label to determine how to use the product in the type of sprayer you have selected.
The Fertilome Weed Free Zone product label gives very specific instructions based on the type of sprayer you will be using. We recommend you take a few moments to read over the product label to determine how to use the product in the type of sprayer you have selected.