Shepherd's Purse

Shepherd's purse and related weeds are common in gardens, paths, cultivated land and waste areas.

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Shepherd's purse is a rosette forming rapidly growing annual weed. It has characteristic lobed leaves and flowering stems that grow up to 30 cm from the middle of the rosette. The flowers are small and white.


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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

  • Shepherd's purse is Capsella bursa-pastoris

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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.

Weed Weapon Long Term

Weed Weapon Long Term

Kills weeds fast and prevents regrowth for up to 12 months.

Weed Weapon Extra Strength

Weed Weapon Extra Strength

Kills a broad range of stubborn weeds to the root.

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