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Spearhead Selective Herbicide


Spearhead Selective Herbicide

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Product Overview

Spearhead® is the industry leading selective herbicide that provides outstanding control of broadleaf weeds in turf.

Product Description

With no odour and a high level of user and environmental safety, its unique three-way action provides extended weed control in most situations.

Key Product Facts:

  • Active ingredient: 15 g/L diflufenican, 20 g/L clopyralid, 300 g/L MCPA
  • Outstanding broadleaf weed control
  • Excellent turf safety (cool and warm season grasses)
  • Schedule 5 classification (safer when handling compared to Schedule 6 products)
  • Very low application rates of active ingredient
  • Non-ester formulation (no volatilisation issues, reducing potential for off-target damage)
  • Product of choice for public spaces 
  • Additional surfactants not required for most weeds

Use & Safety

When to use

May June July August September October

Where to use

Golf Bowls Turf farms

Application rates and delivery

Safety instructions:
  • Harmful if swallowed
  • Damages eyes and irritates skin
  • If product gets in eyes, wash it out immediately with water
  • Wash hands after use
  • When handling product wear cotton overalls buttoned to the neck and wrist, a washable hat, elbow-length PVC gloves and goggles 
  • After each day’s use wash gloves, goggles and contaminated clothing
How to use:
  • Apply using a suitably calibrated sprayer for good coverage of target weeds. Do not exceed application rates through overlapping sprayed areas. 
  • Agitate continuously to ensure thorough mixing before and during application. Only mix sufficient chemical for each day’s work.
Rate of Application:
  • 5 L /ha applied in 200 - 500 L water
  • Turf and weeds should be actively growing at the time of treatment. Weed death may take up to 6 weeks. Expect faster results on smaller weeds.
  • DO NOT APPLY if weeds or turf are under stress or when frosts are imminent
  • DO NOT USE if rain is expected within 4 hours.
  • DO NOT USE clippings as mulch around other plants or for composting.
  • DO NOT USE on bent grass or winter grass golf and bowling greens.

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