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All products work best on soft, non-woody plants - seedlings, grasses, herbaceous annuals.
They are non-systemic, so won't be as effective on woody plants or plants with runners, rhizomes (underground runners) or tap roots; because the natural plant oils do not penetrate woody stems or roots. Shrubs like lantana, gorse or bamboo, deep-rooted plants like thistle and runners like kikuyu, wandering jew, nutgrass or onion weed will not likely be killed with only one spray application. Cutting large annual weeds low, encouraging fresh tender growth and then spraying works very well.
Will drift from the spray harm other plants?
Drift will cause damage on leaves but as these products are non-systemic, it won't spread to other parts of the plant. They will not penetrate woody tissue and so no harm will come to tree bark.
How much do I use on each plant?
Direct and complete coverage of foliage is critical to success.
How quickly will I see results?
On a warm, sunny day, effects can be seen in a few hours. A rain and irrigation free period of two hours following application is desired. Organic herbicides are a great tool in the ongoing fight to spending more of your time planting and harvesting versus weeding, like any tool it needs to be suitable for the job at hand.
Sounds great, how can I get bigger amounts?
Slasher is available as a 1 L, 5 L, 20 L and 200 L concentrate, 1 litre makes 14 litres of spray, 5 L makes over 70 L, 20 L makes 280 L.
Which is the safest?
All products we stock are Certified Organic; meet the Australian standard and rigorous testing for toxicity to be classified as non-hazardous and have no impact on soil organisms. It is a good idea to wear eye protection and gloves, and to avoid exposing the skin to the spray. All of them are Classified as Not a Dangerous Good and they pose no risk to the environment and are non-toxic to animals. None of these move through the plant tissue and into the soil like the toxic herbicides on hardware store shelves.
Slasher Weedkiller BFA Organic
Material Safety Data Sheet
1 Litre Label Information
Organic Certification for Australia
Untreated Seed or Plant