Applying Balan 2.5 G Herbicide is best done on a day with low humidity and temperatures in the 60s or 70s. If you absolutely must apply while the wind is blowing, try your best to prevent the spray from drifting into your neighbor’s land.
Keep it in its original container and out of the reach of children and animals by securing it in a cool, dry, and secure location.
Pre-emergent herbicides like Balan 2.5 G are ineffective against established weeds. You’ll need a post-emergent herbicide to get rid of weeds that have already sprouted.
What Is the Balan 2.5 G Pre Emergent Herbicide?
To prevent annual weeds from sprouting, professionals recommend using Balan 2.5 G Herbicide, a granular herbicide specially engineered to kill weed seeds before they can spread.
Both warm- and cool-season grasses can benefit from this simple yet efficient treatment.
Benefin 2.5%, the active ingredient, will prevent weeds from sprouting in the soil beneath the turf by stopping their reproduction.
With this strategy, the weeds’ roots are distorted, making it difficult for them to grow straight and absorb nutrition.
Balan 2.5 G Pre-Emergent Herbicide provides long-lasting control of annual grassy weeds with a simple application throughout affected turf areas.
How To Use Balan 2.5 G Herbicide
- Application rates for Cool Season Turf should not exceed 60 pounds per acre, or 1.38 pounds per 1,000 square feet (1.5 pounds a.i. per acre). You can only submit two applications a year.
The annual yield cannot exceed 120 pounds of product per acre or 2.75 pounds of product per 1,000 square feet of land.
- For warm-season grasses, the maximum rate of treatment is 120 pounds per acre, or 2.75 pounds per 1,000 square feet (3 pounds a.i. per acre).
Two annual applications are the limit. Limit of 6 pounds of active ingredient per 1,000 square feet per acre each year, or 240 pounds of product per acre.
- Get the square footage by multiplying the feet of length and width together. Northern (cold season) turfgrasses usually receive between 1.38 and 1.84 pounds per 1,000 square feet.
One to two and a half tons per 1,000 square feet is the rate for southern (warm season) turfgrasses. The specific quantity required to forestall the growth of the grassy plant in question.
If you want to keep crabgrass under control in a yard that is 2,000 square feet in size during the warm season, you would put between 3.68 and 5.5 pounds of Balan into your spreader.
- The correct amount of Balan 2.5 G Pre-Emegent Herbicide should be loaded into the spreader, and the spreader should be calibrated to the correct spreader setting for application.
- Use your preferred spreader to disperse the grains evenly. For best results, do two perpendicular passes. After applying the granules to the lawn, water the grass to activate them.
Where Can I Apply Balan 2.5 G Pre Emergent Herbicide?
- Golf courses
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What Are the Target Pests For Balan 2.5 G Herbicide?
- Bluegrass (perennial)
- Bermuda Grass
- St. Augustinegrass
- Ryegrass (perennial) Bahiagrass
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What are the Do’s and Don’ts of the Balan 2.5 G Herbicide?
- Since this treatment is ineffective against already established weeds, it should be applied to the lawn before any weed grasses emerge.
- Above 60 pounds per acre (1.5 pounds active ingredient) or 1.38 pounds per 1,000 square feet, this product may thin established annual bluegrass (Poa annua) turfs and fine-leaved fescues.
- This product should not be used in the spring on turfgrasses that were planted in the autumn. In over-seeded bermudagrass areas, this product may be used in the spring to reduce the density of the over-sown winter grasses.
- It is not recommended to apply this product to bermudagrass, St. Augustinegrass, or centipedegrass that has just been sprigged due to the fact that various turfs require different establishment periods for different cultural practices.
- In addition to being highly poisonous to freshwater, marine, and estuarine fish, this herbicide is also exceedingly harmful to aquatic invertebrates like shrimp and oysters.
- Avoid applying where there is a risk of drift into waterways including canals, lakes, streams, ponds, marshes, or estuaries.
- Avoid getting any on the water’s surface or the area below the mean high water mark in an intertidal zone.
- Equipment wash water and rinsate should not be discharged into water sources as they may become contaminated.
- Waters near treated regions may be at risk from drift and runoff.
This product is very safe for pets and humans if used as instructed on the product label.