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Surge Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf has been proven by university data and other testing to work quickly on warm weather weeds such as spurge, plantain, knotweed, clover, dandelion, and oxalis and will work to suppress actively growing yellow nutsedge. Surge Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf is a water based amine product that works as a cost effective option for broadleaf weeds in late spring, early summer, and the fall maintaining its effectiveness in heat up to 90F.
Surge Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf is safe to use on warm-season and cool-season grass becoming rain-fast as quickly as six hours after application and permits reseeding within three weeks. Surge is a highly selective post-emergent herbicide formulated with sulfentrazone; 2,4-D; MCPP-p; and dicamba that shows visible results within one to two days and weed control within 14 days, instead of 28.
Now labeled for control of Doveweed in Alabama, Georgia, Louisana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia.
For Doveweed Control:
1.2 oz/1000 sq ft or 2.75 - 3.25 pints/acre in labeled warm season turf
Second application may be needed 30 days after - same as competitive products
Doveweed, Virginia Buttonweed, Chamberbitter and other tough weeds all will usually require a second treatment
Works in the late spring, early summer, and fall - highly selective in both warm and cool season turfgrasses
|Active Ingredient:||Sulfentrazone - 0.67%
2,4-D, dimethylamine salt - 18.79%
Mecoprop-p, dimethylamine salt - 6.80%
Dicamba, dimethylamine salt - 3.02%
|Target pests:||Post-emergence control: Black medic, Bull Thistle, Chickweed, Clover, Dandelion, Doveweed, Ground ivy, Henbit, Nutsedge (yellow), Knotweed, Oxalis, Plantain, Poison ivy, Poison oak, Spurge, Thistle, Wild carrot, Wild garlic and others
* See complete list on label
|For use in:||Residential & Commercial Cool & Warm-Season Grass, Golf Courses, Commercial Property, Schools , Sod Farms and Cemeteries
Bluegrass, Fescues, Perennial Ryegrass, Bentgrass, Bermudagrass, Zoysiagrass, Centipedegrass, Bahiagrass and Buffalograss
* See complete list on label
|Application:||Cool-Season Turf: 1.2 - 1.5 oz. per 0.23 - 5 gallons of water per 1,000 sq. ft. (3.25 - 4 pints per 10 - 220 gallons of water per acre)
Warm-Season Turf: 1 - 1.2 oz. per 0.23 - 5 gallons of water per 1,000 sq. ft. (2.75 - 3.25 pints per 10 - 220 gals of water per acre)
* See label for complete application instructions
|Pet safe:||Yes, when used as directed on label|
|NOT FOR SALE TO:||NY|
|Shipping Weight:||9.52 lbs|
|Manufactured By:||PBI Gordon Corporation|
- Fast visual response reduces call backs
- Up to 2X faster than other amine products
- Economical - lower cost water-based formulation
- Warm-weather weed control option
- Yellow nutsedge suppression
- Suitable for application up to 90 degrees F
- Low-odor formulation
- Designed for residential and commercial turf applications and many other sites
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17 of 18 people found this review helpful:
Does the job!
By Bob in Southern New Jersey on 04/16/2013
I put this down three times a year using a 50 Gal tank sprayer (mixed at a rate of 1/2 gal. Surge to 49 gals. of water) over three and a half acres. It yellows all the weeds in about two days after the first rain and completely kills them in about 1-2 weeks. I have tried several other products, but the best results have come from Surge.
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By Steven in savannah, ga on 03/17/2014
I applied Surge to the Henbit, dandelions, et al and waited. It does take a few weeks but the weeds stunted, turned yellow, and withered. It is not like Roundup where the plants shrivel within 24 hours. This takes a week or more - but it is effective.
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By Fred in Richmond, VA on 09/05/2015
With a 2-3 day knock down it is a very good product... Doesn't harm turf grass but use as directed... 1 gallon concentrate goes a long way for spot treatment...
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08/27/2013 Mark from New Prague, Mn
QWhat is the best mixing ratio of Surge Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf to water?
AThe mixing ratio all depends depends on what you are treating for and what type of turf you are applying too. For example, when applying to Kentucky Bluegrass, you would mix 1.5 Fl oz Surge Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf into one gallon of water to cover 1000 sq. feet.
04/10/2014 Sean from Spring Hill, Florida
QHow much of Surge do you mix in a one gallon sprayer to use on Argentina Bahia?
AYou want to use 1.2 fl oz Surge into one gallon water to cover 1000 sq. feet of Bahia Grass.
08/29/2013 Mark from New Prague, Mn
QWhat is the best herbicide for crabgrass?
I had my yard planted about 2 months ago here in Minneapolis and I have a terrible crabgrass problem. I just ordered Surge, but am being told by someone that it won't work on the crabgrass. Thank you
APer the product label for Surge it is not labeled to control crabgrass. Our most popular crabgrass product is Drive XLR8. Drive XLR8 Herbicide is the latest technology in providing unsurpassed post-emergent crabgrass control. Drive XLR8 is a post emergent selective herbicide that is labeled for crabgrass as well many other troublesome weeds. Not for use on St Augustine grass. Please refer to the product label to ensure your grass type is tolerant to the Drive
05/19/2014 Steve from Steamboat Springs, Co.
QWhen is the best time to mow, directly before or 24 hours after applying Surge?
AYou can mow your grass 2 days before applying Surge Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf and at least 3-4 days after application.
05/02/2013 Tedd from Zanesville, Ohio
QWhat is the shelf life of Surge Broadleaf Herbicide?
AMost manufacturers give a shelf life of at least 5 years, but products can last longer if you keep the lid on, keep the product out of direct sunlight, and shake up the container every few months to prevent the active ingredient from settling to the bottom and getting clumpy and dried out.
03/20/2016 Haris from Mcdonough, Ga
QHow do I make an application with Surge Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf with an Ortho Dial-N-Spray?
Is there any way to use the Ortho Dial N Spray end of hose sprayer with this product? It has measurements of tsp per gallon all the way up to oz per gallon, what would I set it to and how much would I fill up for a 4,000 sqft yard and what would I set the dial to? I ask because I've tried using a hand pump sprayer and it's a very tedious operation!!! Thanks Haris
A The rate for†Surge Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf†is going to vary depending on the type of grass that you are applying the product to as directed on the product label. For example, for applying to warm season grass you would use 1.1 to 1.2 fl oz per 1000 sq ft and apply that in 0.23 to 5 gallons per 1000 sq ft when broadcasting or spot treating.†That is the†application rate that is recommended, regardless if you are using a pump sprayer or a hose end sprayer. When using you hose-end sprayer, you want to make sure that the settings are correct for the amount of product you are using per 1000 sq. ft. †We do not actually carry the Ortho brand so are unable to provide the exact setting.
The rate for†Surge Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf†is going to vary depending on the type of grass that you are applying the product to as directed on the product label. For example, for applying to warm season grass you would use 1.1 to 1.2 fl oz per 1000 sq ft and apply that in 0.23 to 5 gallons per 1000 sq ft when broadcasting or spot treating.†That is the†application rate that is recommended, regardless if you are using a pump sprayer or a hose end sprayer. When using you hose-end sprayer, you want to make sure that the settings are correct for the amount of product you are using per 1000 sq. ft. †We do not actually carry the Ortho brand so are unable to provide the exact setting.
07/12/2015 Tom from Allison Park, Pa 15101
QIs Surge Broadleaf Herbicide labeled to kill creeping charlie?
A Surge Broadleaf Herbicide is labeled to kill Ground Ivy also known as Creeping Charlie. If you need any other information on Surge Broadleaf Herbicide or instructions on how to use/mix, please follow the recommendations on the product label.
Surge Broadleaf Herbicide is labeled to kill Ground Ivy also known as Creeping Charlie. If you need any other information on Surge Broadleaf Herbicide or instructions on how to use/mix, please follow the recommendations on the product label.
06/26/2015 Nick from Spokane, Wa
QHow much Surge Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf do you use on kentucky bluegrass with this sprayer?
Hello I have been using a two gallon pump sprayer with this but it is to small for the size of my lawn.
AWhen using Surge Broadleaf Herbicide to treat Kentucky Bluegrass 3.25 to 4 Pints/Acre (1.2 to 1.5 fl. oz./ 1,000 sq. ft.) is a application rate that is recommended regardless if you are using a pump sprayer or a hose end sprayer. When using you hose end sprayer you want to make sure that the settings are correct for the amount of product you are using per 1000 sq. ft. or acre
05/06/2015 Richard from Forsyth
QCan Surge be mixed with MSMA Target 6 Plus?
AYes, Surge Broadleaf Herbicide can be mixed with other herbicides, such as MSMA Target 6 Plus. We would recommend mixing a small amount together to ensure that there is no clumping. The label for Surge does state that you will need to pre-mix the product with water before adding any other herbicides.
08/25/2014 Tom from Washington
QWill surge kill yellow pine tree seedlings?
I have volunteer pine tree seedlings in rock flower beds will surge kill those? I would like them gone.
ASurge is not labeled for trees or similar brush, so it will have little to no effect on the seedlings. For post-emergent control, you can spot treat with a non-selective herbicide such as Fertilome Brush Killer and Stump Killer with Triclopyr, keeping in mind that this will affect the flowers if it contacts them. Unfortunately, products that will be labeled for trees and woody plants will also affect the flowers that you want to keep.
10/04/2013 Sean from Pensacola Fl
QThe label for Surge really doesn't specify on use for St. Augustine?
Can the product be used?
AThe Surge Broadleaf Herbicide does state on the label not to apply to St. Augustine grass so we can not recommend using this product on this type of lawn. Our most popular general weed control product that is selective and can be used on St. Augustine grass is End Run. End Run is labeled for just about any weed you could have and will not harm your grass. Best of all, it comes with a surfactant already mixed in the product so you do not have to purchase and mix a surfactant separately like you do with most of the other herbicides that we sell.
08/27/2013 Mark from New Prague, Mn
QWhat is the coverage area of 1 gal Surge Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf per gallon at the proper dilution ratio?
AThe coverage ratio of 1 gal Surge Broadleaf Herbicide for Turf is just over 2 acres when using 3.25 pints per acre. Pleaes refer to the product label for the proper application ratio for your needs.
08/14/2013 Adam from East Hanover, Nj
QIs it dangerous to eat herbs and vegetables near where Surge was sprayed (not directly applied)?
AAs long as the product did not get on the edibles or into the dripline/root system of the edible plants then no harm should come from eating ones near a treated area. Please let us know if you have any other questions.
08/14/2013 Adam from East Hanover Nj
QHow soon after applying Surge Broadleaf Herbicide can a dog go on the lawn?
AKeep pets out of the area during treatment and until the product has had time to completely dry(1-2 hours) and absorb into the plant. Once dry the pet can resume normal activity in the treated areas. Please let us know if you have any other questions.
07/10/2013 Brian from North Platte, Ne
QWill Surge harm trees
ASurge may cause a slight discoloration to trees. Please be sure to make your application according to the product label and we would recommend application be placed carefully around trees.