Medick

Medick is a group of weeds including Black Medick, Bur Medick and Spotted Bur Medick. These are common weeds in lawns, flowerbeds and other places in the garden.

Identify the problem Identify the problem

Weeds in the Medick family are creeping with trifoliate leaves (3 leaves together), compact groups of yellow flowers that develop into black pods. Medicks look very similar to suckling clover.


SolutionsSolutions

In lawns

In garden beds

  • Use Weed Weapon Extra Strength to kill off the top growth. It controls clover within 7-10 days and is an ideal product for use around established trees and shrubs. It is inactive in the soil so planting can be safely carried out soon after treatment.
  • If you wish to more effectively prevent regrowth, apply Weed Weapon Preventer granules. This is a selective pre-emergent herbicide which penetrates deep into the soil so do not plant seeds or sensitive plants into treated soil within 3 months of application.
  • For a fast acting organic solution use Kiwicare Weed Weapon Natural Power.
  • For best results apply spray in Spring and Autumn when weeds are growing.

In Paths and Driveways

  • For long term control on paths and driveways use Kiwicare Weed Weapon Long Term. This will kill a wide range of weeds and prevent regrowth for up to 12 months.
  • For a fast acting organic solution use Kiwicare Weed Weapon Natural Power.
  • For best results apply spray in Spring and Autumn when weeds are growing.

Did You Know Did You Know

  • Black medick is Medicago lupulina

Join the conversation

Solutions for you...

LawnPro Prickle and Hydrocotyle

LawnPro Prickle and Hydrocotyle

LawnPro Prickle and Hydrocotyle has been formulated for the control of broadleaf weeds such as Onehunga prickle ...

LawnPro Turfclean

LawnPro Turfclean

Kills a very wide range of weeds and clovers in lawns.

LawnPro All-in-1

LawnPro All-in-1

LawnPro All-in-1 lawn feed plus weed and moss killer. The fast easy way to a thick, lush, green, weed-free lawn.

Weed Weapon Extra Strength

Weed Weapon Extra Strength

Kills a broad range of stubborn weeds to the root.

Shovel

Doesn’t sound like your problem?

Our Problem Solver can help! >>

Related Problems

Join the conversation

Store Locator

Already know what you want?
Find your closest retailer.

Find Now
Map