Paspalum

Paspalum grasses are common weeds in lawns, flowerbeds and waste places.

Identify the problem Identify the problem

Paspalum is a tufted summer growing perennial grass which spreads with rhizomatous roots. It is characterised by 'sticky' seed heads in late summer. In lawns it forms low growing flat tufts of coarse looking grass.


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Lawns

Manual removal is difficult and will leave roots and rhizomes in the ground which will sprout again.

  • Spot treat - Wearing rubber gloves paint Weed Weapon Invade Gel onto as many leaves of the Paspalum as possible. This will kill the grass and its roots.

Flowerbeds

  • Spot treat - Wearing rubber gloves paint Weed Weapon Invade Gel onto as many leaves of the Paspalum as possible. This treatment will kill the grass and its roots without risk to surrounding plants.
  • Follow up with Weed Weapon Preventer sprinkled in the flower bed to prevent new weeds emerging.

Paths, Driveways etc.

  • Apply Weed Weapon Long Term to kill existing Paspalum to the roots and prevent new growth appearing for an extended period.

Waste Places


Did You Know Did You Know

  • Paspalum is Paspalum dilatatum

Tips Tips

See advice on control of Coarse Grasses in Lawns.


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Weed Weapon Invade Gel

Weed Weapon Invade Gel

Weed Weapon Invade Gel controls hardy weeds with spot treatment and painting of tough and creeping weeds.

Weed Weapon Extra Strength

Weed Weapon Extra Strength

Kills a broad range of stubborn weeds to the root.

Weed Weapon Rapid Action

Weed Weapon Rapid Action

Kills a broad range of stubborn weeds to the root, fast!

Weed Weapon Preventer

Weed Weapon Preventer

Long term prevention of weed emergence in flowerbeds, pots and other places.

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