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can someone tell me what this is?

Posted by redryan918 oklahoma (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 22, 14 at 12:05

Hello, I have these patches growing in my front yard, I think its crab grass but I am not sure, I am trying very hard to get my lawn to look plush and green this year but its a struggle. I have these all over the yard and bare spots.

Can someone look at the pic attached and tell me whats the best way to get rid of these?

thank you


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RE: can someone tell me what this is?

It's POA annua.
Look up online, I think Ortho came up with a weed killer that kills nutsedge. Ortho nutsedge killer, it also kills POA.
Or you could get a shovel and dig it up. Literally, I'm not kidding.
That stuff is wicked, get rid of it now.
Don't use a weed wacker, just dig it up by the roots.
Your yard isn't that big.


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RE: can someone tell me what this is?

Not poa annul or crabgrass those are clumps of tall fescue. The rest of your yard is bermuda grass, the brown stuff.


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RE: can someone tell me what this is?

So is my best option to dig this up one by one then reseed?


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RE: can someone tell me what this is?

Can you describe the seed stems and seeds (if any)? Can you identify your turf grass?


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