Will roundup kill rats tail grass, or what kills rats tail grass?

Round-up and flupropanate chemicals will kill rats tail grass – however, the results can be varied due to application variations and with flupropanate you sometimes need to wait 6-12 months before you know if you are successful in terms of weed kill.

Yes a targeted approach is hard when you have more than a few acres, however there is a solution for larger areas!

To kill emerging or established rats tail grass properly, you need a concentrated chemical mix, applied in an efficient manner – The below Redback Weedwiper is commonly used for killing rats tail quickly with 90% +  kill rates being normal and obvious around two weeks after application. 

Rats tail grass control

Rats tail and African love grass control methods vary however what is becoming increasing obvious is that a targeting approach to the killing of this weed is key to success. 

The Redback Weedwiper is frequently used to efficiently target and get on top of this weed and the savings on chemical, labour and feed costs are huge.  

Check out the video below of a customer effectively targeting Rats tail grass with the  REDBACK Weedwiper!


A larger format of the above video showing the Redback Weedwiper in Rats tail and Blady grass is available here

Any questions?  Send us an enquiry and a Weed Control Specialist for your state/ area will call you as soon as possible. 

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