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Sahara DG granules is a vegetation management product and should only be used by an experienced homeowner. Sahara sterilizes the soil and will kill all living plant life in the vicinity of where it is applied and prevent any growth for a period of time. Sahara will control most annual and perennial grasses and broadleaf weeds in addition to many brush and vine species and Sahara will provide residual control of weeds which germinate in the treated areas.
For annual weed control Sahara may be applied either pre-emergence or post-emergence to the weeds; however, a late pre-emergence to early post-emergence application is the method of choice in most situations. For perennial weed control Sahara is only effective when applied post-emergence and will not control perennial weeds that are not emerged at the time of application.
Weeds should be growing vigorously at the time of post-emergence application and the spray solution should include a spray adjuvant.
|Active Ingredient:||Imazapyr - 7.78%
Diuron - 62.22%
|Target pests:||Barnyardgrass, Bermudagrass, Bluegrass-annual (Poa annua), Crabgrass, Fescue, Foxtail, Goosegrass, Bull Thistle, Clover, Chickweed, Dandelion, Pigweed, Plantain, Purslane, Ragweed, Wild Carrot, Wild Radish, Kudzu, Poison Ivy and many others
* See label for complete list
|For use in:||Railroads, Pipelines, Fence rows, Farmyards, Farm buildings, Utility Plant sites, Storage areas and where bare-ground is desired
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|Application:||7 - 19 lb. per acre
* Use a Surfactant to Increase Effectiveness
* See label for complete application instructions
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||CA, WA|
|Shipping Weight:||10.42 lbs|
Sahara DG is recommended for numerous broadleaf weeds and certain 2,4-D susceptible woody plants.
The length of residual weed control achieved with Sahara is dependent upon the weed spectrum present, the rate applied, and weather conditions. Longer residual control can be achieved in areas with sensitive weed species, higher Sahara use rates, lower precipitation and cooler soil temperatures. Extremes in weather conditions, such as higher than average rainfall, can significantly affect the residual control of Sahara and shorten the overall length of control.
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By Don in Southeast Missouri on 02/04/2012
This is a great product, but follow directions carefully. Be aware that when it rains, this product will migrate and move with the flow of water. This is not like RoundUp, it kills everything that has emerged and pre-emergent plants. This is perfect for fence lines, around barns and out buildings. Much better than reapplying RoundUp over and over again. I had one area that was flat and not much worry about movement with water, so I over applied and it has been bare ground now for 3 full summers, and I don't know how long it will keep working. Areas where I applied as instructed, it easily lasts a full year.
17 of 19 people found this review helpful:
Pre-Emergent for long term
By Bob in Scottsville, VA on 08/25/2011
Excellent delivery speed. Easy to use and store. Good coverage for the price. Only problem is not the product, but the fact that it recommends a MSO as a surfactant. These are not easy to find, even in my rural agricultural area. Probably used by the major Agribusiness types, but not the small independents. Destiny-HC is best fit, but didn't want a pallet. Finally settled on a Methylated vegetable oil. Should work ok. Some non-ionic are acceptable, but others not so. An internal link recommending surfactant to buy would be good.
10 of 10 people found this review helpful:
Weed Controle Cleburne
By Jimmy in Cleburne TX on 04/19/2012
Every year we are faced with a growing weed problem. This is due to the surrounding fields and areas out side of our control. The Sahara DG Herbicide make the job of controlling the weed population much easyer with the one time spray and the unforgiving results to the weeds. I would recommend this product to anyone that needs to completely clear an area from weeds or other vegetation. I can only stress that you read the instructions very carefully to make sure you use this product as instructed. Thank you
8 of 8 people found this review helpful:
Better Than Roundup!
By Jack in Madisonville, KY on 04/19/2012
This is a great bareground herbicide and from personally using this product for the past 5 yrs. I can say it is better at controlling weeds and unwanted vegetation all year long than Roundup or any glyphosate-based herbicide on the market today. Amazingly, it costs the same or less! This merchant provides a great description of the product. Shipping was fast and the cost was fair. They had plenty of stock available and I would definately use this merchant again.
7 of 7 people found this review helpful:
By Jack in Madisonville, KY on 05/23/2012
Product performed exactly as website said! Would not hesitate to order again! Turnaround time from ordering online to receiving shipment was only a few days! Also, as a bonus, free shipping!
Sahara DG Herbicide
By Tony in Dallas, TX on 06/22/2016
Will this work on small rocks that cover a half an acre?
1 of 1 people found this review helpful:
kills it all
By Jim in middle tennessee on 03/28/2016
Although rather pricey, Sahara gives a more thorough, long-lasting kill than other brands I've used. I mix it with a surfactant, following label instructions. Use care when spraying on a slope--it can migrate down with rain.
By Mel in Beaufort nc on 12/27/2015
product mixed well with water.because my use of it was small mix i would like to see mix ratios for smaller batches.
Great product for weed control
By Rick in Jefferson City MO on 07/10/2015
This product works well for sterilizing soil around our shop yard and thereby killing all weeds and grasses including Johnson grass.
2 of 4 people found this review helpful:
Takes about two weeks to work
By Terry in American Falls Idaho on 06/15/2015
I was starting to wonder if it was working. Worked well in two weeks, all weeds show signs of dying. I do not think you can do an acre of ground with a 10 LB bag. Using the 1/2 pound per gal in my 15 gal sprayer, I was only able to get about a 1/4 of an acre. But would buy anyway.
By Mike in williamsburg, ohio on 11/04/2014
this chemical works for killing vegetation. and it stays cleared.
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By Cmahoney1242 in Mannington, new jersey on 05/26/2014
Purchased this product because I was tired of using roundup every couple of months. I applied sahara 1 week ago and it seems to be working as is advertised (slow acting ,growth is still dying). Grass and weeds on my fence line are still dying and I applied the 2nd half of my 10 lb. bag today (to the rest of my fence line If I do not Have to wack weeds or apply more herbicide between now and the end of fall I will be buying more Sahara next spring. Reserving 5th star until results are final.
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By Joe in Pendleton, OR on 05/14/2014
Excellent service, product received as represented and in timely manner.
By David in aurora In. on 04/08/2014
we love this stuff...the only product we have used that kills vegetation for a whole year (or more) one warning do not use in wind...any wind...the over spray will kill anything in its path (we spray early am or late evening when it is calm) use sparingly on hillsides ...with rain it will leach into the down hill soil and kill more than you may have wanted...we are sold on this product !
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By Greg in Milton, Florida on 05/06/2013
Better NOT spray toward anything you don't want dead. Great product!! Will be purchasing again in the future. BAD to the BONE!!!
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08/20/2011 Robert from Vermilion Ohio
QHow is Sahara DG applied?
ASahara is a dispersible granule that needs to be mixed with water and a surfactant and then applied as a spray solution. For spot or crack and crevice treatments you will need to mix 0.5 lb- 1.0 lb with one gallon of water + 1/3 of an ounce of surfactant. For more specific usage instructions please take a few moments to read the Sahara product label.
03/27/2012 Roland from Peru Il
QAm I required to use a surfactant with Sahara DG?
Does Sahara has to use surfactant? If so, can we use "Kinetic Nonionic Surfactant" or is there other you could suggest.
ASahara DG does require you to use a surfactant. The Kinetic Surfactant would work very well with Sahara DG.
04/11/2013 Bill from Tyler,texas
QHow much Sahara do I use in a 3 gallon sprayer?
AFor spot or crack and crevice treatments you will need to mix 0.5 lb- 1.0 lb with one gallon of water + 1/3 of an ounce of surfactant. For more specific usage instructions please take a few moments to read the Sahara product label.
06/17/2016 Jay from Jackson, Ms
QCan bermudagrass "run across" a treated area, such as a gravel sidewalk that was applied with Sahara?
A If an area was treating with Sahara DG Herbicide, nothing will grow in the area for at least a year. Bermudagrass, as well as other vegetation, will not grow in the area.†
If an area was treating with Sahara DG Herbicide, nothing will grow in the area for at least a year. Bermudagrass, as well as other vegetation, will not grow in the area.†
09/01/2015 Lisa from Glenmora
QHow long does Sahara DG Herbicide take to be rainproof?
A Sahara DG Herbicide†should not be applied on a day that is raining or windy. This could cause movement and drift and, ultimately, damage to desirable plants.†Please see page 4 of the†product label†for variations in rates according to the annual rainfall in your area, and be sure to follow all label directions for best results.
Sahara DG Herbicide†should not be applied on a day that is raining or windy. This could cause movement and drift and, ultimately, damage to desirable plants.†Please see page 4 of the†product label†for variations in rates according to the annual rainfall in your area, and be sure to follow all label directions for best results.
09/15/2015 John from Washington, Texas
QWill Sahara DG Herbicide kill nutsedge/nutgrass?
A Yes, Sahara DG Herbicide will kill nutsedge/nutgrass. It is a bareground product and will kill whatever it comes in contact with for at least a year. We would recommend being very careful with the product since it is a bareground product.
Yes, Sahara DG Herbicide will kill nutsedge/nutgrass. It is a bareground product and will kill whatever it comes in contact with for at least a year. We would recommend being very careful with the product since it is a bareground product.
05/27/2015 Will from Gso, Nc
QHow long do I need to wait after rainfall and how many clear days of no rain after application?
I'm spraying large gravel parking lots with Sahara DG. Our area has a fair amount of rainfall and I'm wondering if I can apply following rain with the ground moist and in watching the weather how long until do I need to look for clear days after application.
AThe main thing to remember when using Sahara DG Herbicide is that if there are consistently heavy rain falls, that the product could possibly cause run off and get to are that are not the target. Since it does rain a lot in your area, be sure to use the higher rate of Sahara DG so that you can get the results you would like. We would recommend applying it when the ground is not saturated so that it will penetrate into the soil and ensure that it eliminates all the weeds. It can be applied when the soil is damp.
04/19/2015 Randy from Detroit Mi
QWill Sahara kill my tree ?
ASahara DG Herbicide - 10 lb bag could kill or damage trees. This is why we highly recommend this product is used by an experienced applicator.
09/23/2014 Dave from Bassett Nebraska
QWill limestone neutralize this product?
We have been using Sahara DG on what is known as the Cowboy Trail here in Nebraska. We have been using it for several years with pretty much poor results. The trail has a limestone surface.
AWe are unsure of the effects of limestone on the efficacy of the Sahara DG Herbicide. We would recommend you contact the manufacturer, BASF at 800-526-1072.
06/05/2014 Linda from Holmesville Ohio
QWhat ratio do I mix Sahara with water to spray weeds
Area to be sprayed will not be around humans or animals...thank you
04/19/2014 Frank from Newport News Va
QWill Sahara DG kill Phyllostachys or Running Bamboo
I'm trying to eradicate a bamboo invasion it is Pyllostachys aurea or Golden Bamboo, will this product work and if so is there any special technique to use?
ASahara DG is only labeled to kill Japanese Bamboo per the product label. You can use Round Up QuickPro at the highest listed usage rate to help eliminate bamboo. You will be required to cut the bamboo down to a short stump and then apply the Round Up QuickPro. It can take several applications to achieve the desired results
08/04/2013 Mc from Nevada
QHow long does Sahara last?The description says "some time" but nothing more than that.
ASahara is a bare ground herbicide which provides you with both pre and post emergent control of any and all vegetation for at least a full season/year. Results will vary with area, soil types, application and environment. Some customer receive control for 1 year while others much longer. Please let us know if you have any other questions.
05/07/2013 Steve from Decatur, Illinois
QIs a special application license required to apply Sahara DG Herbicide?
ANormally as long as you are not using the product on a property other than your own, and are not doing it for profit a license is not needed. However, we are not sure of all regulations in every state and county and we recommend contacting your local Department of Agriculture for your states restrictions. Also, we highly recommended contacting the manufacturer before using this product as usage should be used with extreme caution due to possible leaching in the soil. You can reach BASF at 1-800-526-1072.
10/17/2011 Barb from Malden, Mo
QWhat is the best time of year to spray Sahara? Application would be cracks in asphalt.
AAccording to page 3 of the Sahara DG Herbicide product label "For annual weed control Sahara may be applied either preemergence or postemergence to the weeds; however, a late preemergence to early post emergence is the best method of choice in most situations. For perennial weed control Sahara is only effective when applied postemergence and will not control perennial weeds that are not emerged at the time of the application".
QDoes this product come in smaller quantities?
I bought this product years ago, and it came in a smaller plastic container.
AUnfortunately, we are not aware of a smaller size of Sahara DG herbicide. We only carry this product in a 10 lb bag. We apologize for any inconvenience.