This product must be applied BEFORE crabgrass weeds germinate and emerge from the soil.
Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control Granular is a pre-emergent, selective herbicide for control of crabgrass, foxtail, goosegrass, barnyardgrass, and other listed annual weed grasses. Hi-Yield Crabgrass Control should be used on established turfgrasses, including Bahiagrass, Bermudagrass, Perennial Bluegrass, Fescue, St. Augustinegrass, Zoysiagrass, and other high cut bentgrasses. Appropriate for season-long control on lawns, golf courses, and other grassy areas. Crabgrass Weed Killer should be applied 1 to 2 weeks before germination of annual grass weeds for best control.
|Active Ingredient:||Benefin 1.33% |
|Target pests:||Annual Blugrass (Poa annua), Barnyardgrass, Crabgrass (large & smooth), Goosegrass, Foxtails, Spurge, Woodsorrel and others * See label for complete list|
|For use in:||Lawns, Golf Courses, Bentgrass Fairways, high cut Bentgrass areas, Bahiagrass, Bermudagrass, Perennial Bluegrass, Centipedegrass, Fescue, Perrenial Ryegrass, St. Augustinegrass, Zoysiagrass|
|Application:||Northern Cool Season grass: 1.75 - 3.5 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. in early spring |
Southern Warm Season grass: 2.25 - 3.5 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. in late winter or early spring
Northern Cool Season grass: 1.75 - 2.25 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. in late summer or early fall
Southern Warm Season grass: 3.5 lbs per 1,000 sq. ft. in late summer or early fall
*Minimum re-treatment interval:
-- Cool season - 56 to 70 days
-- Warm season turf - 70 to 84 days
* See label for complete application instructions
|Pet safe:||Yes, when used as directed on label|
|Coverage Area:||Treats up to 5,000 to 20,000 sq. ft.|
|Manufactured By:||VPG (UPC: 732221320178)|
Hi-Yield Crabgrass Control is a pre-emergent, selective herbicide for control of crabgrass, foxtail, goosegrass, barnyardgrass, and other listed annual weed grasses. Hi-Yield Crabgrass Control should be used on established turfgrasses, including Bahiagrass, Bermudagrass, Perennial Bluegrass, Fescue, St. Augustinegrass, Zoysiagrass, and other high cut bentgrasses. Appropriate for season-long control on lawns, golf courses, and other grassy areas. Hi-Yield Crabgrass Control should be applied 1 to 2 weeks before germination of annual grass weeds for best control.
Hi-Yield Crabgrass Control should be applied with a drop or rotary-type spreader and must be watered in immediately after application. With proper application, nearby established ornamental trees and shrubs will not be harmed. See product label for complete precautions and application directions for specific established and target grasses.
This product contains NO FERTILIZERS.
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25 of 29 people found this review helpful:
Get Rid of Poa Annua
By Jim in Chelsea, AL on December 3, 2011
I live near Birmingham, AL. Before I discovered Hi-Yield Crabgrass Control, our yard was full of Poa Annua every spring. If you apply this product between Christmas and mid-January, 99% of the Poa Annua will not come up. The crab grass control is a bonus.
16 of 16 people found this review helpful:
Preventing Annual Bluegrass / Poa Annua
By Jim in Chelsea, AL on November 29, 2012
I had a real problem with Poa Annua in the lawn of my new house. We pulled the Poa Annua up by the trash bag fulls the first spring. I asked at the local nursery about something to kill it. They told me about Hy Yield Crabgrass Control used as a pre-emergent. I put it down between Christmas and New Years every year and the Poa Annua is very minimal. I still pull a few survivors, but 99% never shows up.
9 of 9 people found this review helpful:
By Daivd on March 7, 2013
I've always had a ton of blue grass come up in late winter. I put this out last fall an NO blue grass at all! I'm buying more for a late winter/early spring application now to prevent summer weeds.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful:
By Gus in Long Island, N.Y. on April 1, 2014
I used it last year and found that my lawn did not have as much crabgrass in the previous years. So i'll excited to see this years lawn hoping a thick lawn with no crabgrass at all.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful:
HiYield Crabgrass control
By Bill in Hillsboro, Ohio on April 26, 2013
Prompt shipping, well packed. Product flows wonderfully in spreader (towed John Deere spreader). Easy to calculate rate and application. Too early in season to evaluate results (pre-emergence). Reasonable cost w/ shipping considering cost of travel and time saved.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful:
Crab grass plus other undesirable weed control
By Cheryl in John Day, Oregon on April 10, 2013
I put the product down in mid February. New spring grass is emerging and the product seems to be working.
2 of 13 people found this review helpful:
By Cathy in Kennewick, Wa on March 27, 2013
The order process and communication went without any problems. Order arrived in a timely fashion. Have it on the lawn and see not crabgrass as yet but it may still be a bit early.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful:
Hi yield crabgrass Weed
By Bud in Myrtle Beach SC on February 28, 2015
Have used this product several times. It does keep the crabgrass out.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
A Product That Works
By Jim in Chelsea, AL on January 7, 2015
I have been using Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control for several years and it is a great pre-emergent. I had a yard full of poa anna after we built our house. A local nursery suggested the product and it works as advertised. Just be sure you put it out early enough to have it down before germination. Mid-December in middle Alabama seems to work fine. The date snuck up on me this year, but a quick order to DoMyOwnPestControl resulted in a delivery in just 3 days. These folks have never failed me. Good products, good prices, good service. I also had a grub problem until I discovered their Merit product. No more grub problem.
Pleased so far
By Jim in Bartlesville on March 15, 2015
Arrived a couple days after ordered. I applied in early March. Hope it wasn't to late. We had a couple 70 degree days early this year. We'll see in a few weeks how it works.
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February 24, 2011 Kenny asked:
QIs it okay to apply Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control and then let the rain do the irrigation?
AAbsolutely. As long as it does rain within a few hours and the rain provides about 1/2" of irrigation this method is fine.
July 23, 2011 Lil asked:
QBest to apply Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control in Spring?
ASince Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control is a pre-emergent, it is meant to prevent crabgrass from germinating so it has to be applied before it starts to germinate. Typically this would be applied in late February to early March depending on where you live.
March 16, 2011 Mel asked:
QWhat minimum temperature is it ok to apply Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control?
AThere is no minimum temperature indicated to apply Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control. Basically, you need to apply the product 1-2 weeks prior to the onset of conditions favorable for the weed seed germination. This will vary from region to region and you should contact your local cooperative extension office to enquire when the appropriate application time would be in your area.
June 26, 2012
Bob from Cherokee Village, Ar. asked:
QHow soon can I sow new grass in the spring after applying Hi-Yield in Feb.?
AAccording to the Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control product label you should wait at least 8 weeks after a single application if you used the 1/2-2 lbs pounds of active ingredient per acre rate or 12-16 weeks if you used the higher application rate of 2-3 lbs of active ingredient per acre. The product label also recommends that you increase the amount of seed used and use equipment designed to put the seed in contact with the soil.
July 23, 2013
Okaasan from Greenwich, Ct asked:
QCan I apply Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control in March and again in July in CT.
AHi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control can be applied in March, July and another application at the end of September.
May 14, 2015
Cheryl from Chelsea Ma asked:
QShould grass seed be applied before applying Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control
I'm in New England a few miles from Atlantic shore 20 mins north of Boston zip 02150. I've got a rear and a front lawn. Rear lawn has mixed grass as inadvertently diff r entry lawn seed was used in spots. Locally it's impossible to find low growing lawn seed without mixtures and impossible to buy sm amounts grass seed anyway but I've got areas where lawn furnature was etc where bare of grass. Should I reset there first although maybe this product shouldn't be placed in those spots? Thanks for any help. Cher
A Hi Yield Crabgrass Weed can be applied to seeded areas 2 weeks after germination. You can overseed 8 weeks after application of Hi Yield Crabgrass weed control.
January 30, 2015
John from Tn asked:
QDoes Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control contain any fertilizer?
There is no fertilizer in the Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control. Ferti-Lome Weed and Feed with Dimension 20-0-4, Ferti-Lome Pro-Turf Weed-Out Lawn Fertilizer Plus Crabgrass Preventer 25-0-4, and Ferti-Lome For All Seasons Lawn Food Plus Crabgrass and Weed Preventer are all labeled to control prevent crabgrass. Which one you need depends on what your grass needs. We would recommend obtaining a soil sample and speaking with a local master gardener at a nursery to determine what you need.
September 29, 2014
Vicki from Atlanta Ga. asked:
QIs it too late to apply Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control on centipede grass in GA now?
Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control should be applied in late winter or early spring one to two weeks prior to germination of weeds. Late March and/or early April would be a more favorable time to apply Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control. Please let us know if you have any additional questions.
August 29, 2014
Seiran from Rancho Cucamonga, Ca asked:
QDoes the Hi Yield crab grass control also effect St. Augustine grass and prevent its growth?
Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control is safe on established St. Augustine Grass. Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control is a pre emergent and must be applied before crabgrass germinates.
July 23, 2014
Arthur from New Sweden Maine asked:
QWhat is the square footage of coverage of Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control for crabgrass control?
3 acres of grass. Was a maintained lawn of fescue that was let go for 3 years. Have quite a lot of crabgrass. Would like to make go away so I can cut well with a gang reel mower. Reel mowers do not cut crabgrass well. Thank you for your time. Arthur
The Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control 9 lb. bag covers 5,000 to 20,000 sq. ft., depending on turfgrass and target plant. Please let us know more about where you are located and what type of lawn you have so that we can offer you more information on treatment.
May 23, 2014
Jeff from Lima, Ohio asked:
QIs Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control safe to use on bluegrass lawn to control Poa Annua?
A Yes, the Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control is labeled for pre-emergent control of Poa Annua in bluegrass
April 28, 2014
Dave from Georgetown, Sc asked:
QWhat setting do I use on my Scotts rotary edgeguard spreader ?
A In order order for us to give you the recommended amount of Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control per 1,000 square feet we need to know what type of weed you are treating and what type of grass you have. Once we know these details we can help you further.
January 11, 2014
Stefan from Spring Hill Florida asked:
QHow long do I wait before sowing Bahia seed after application of Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control?
My permanent lawn is basically non existent however I planted annual rye for winter cover. I want to plant Bahia seed for the 2014 summer. I removed carpet grass just before sowing the winter rye. I am concerned that there is carpet grass seed in the soil. I live about 50 miles north of Tampa Florida. Can you advise of the time frame I should use for application the sowing the seed?
Hi-Yield Crabgrass Control should be applied 1 to 2 weeks before germination of annual grass weeds for best control, this varies by region. Your local cooperative extension office would be able to advise you on the best time. Since this product is a pre-emergent, you have to wait at least 3 to 4 months before re-seeding your lawn after application.
October 11, 2013
Eagle from Goose Creek, Sc asked:
QFall pre & post emerge with best fertilizer in centipede lawn
October 11, 2013
Head from Goose Creek, Sc asked:
QI Live in coastal SC near lake, can you apply Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control and Ferti-Lome For All Seasons?
can you apply Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control and Ferti-Lome For All Seasons Lawn Food Plus Crabgrass and Weed Preventer together in a centipede lawn?
There are many variables that would make us lean towards not recommending to mix Ferti-Lome For All Seasons Lawn Food Plus with Hi-Yield Crabgrass Weed Control. They could potentially offset each other. Please feel free to contact VPG at 888-583-5296 to make sure if these products can be mixed together the way you are applying them.