DIAMOND - THE NEW NAME FOR HORSETAIL (MARESTAIL) CONTROL
Horsetail / Marestail is a weed that is particularly troublesome to control as its roots are both deep and fast growing. Horsetail can reach up to 2m high during the summer months. Horsetail is difficult to control by hand as it can re grow from the smallest of rhizomes left in the soil. To control Horsetail you will need a weed killer specifically designed to target Horsetail such as Diamond.
Diamond is a brand new product EXCLUSIVE to Agrigem which offers excellent results on many tough weeds including horsetail. Diamond is a soluble concentrate containing 160g/l 2,4-D + 240g/l glyphosate.
Diamond is one of the few products on the market that will successfully control Horsetail & Marestail. Previous products that controlled this difficult weed containing glufosinate-ammonium are no longer permitted for sale in the U.K making Diamond the go to product following its launch in spring 2019. This product is also available in a larger pack size called Diamond 5L
It is approved for use on Amenity Vegetation, Orchards, Hard Surfaces (Railway Ballast), and Green Cover not being used for crop production. Once on the foliage, the 2,4 - D will break down leaf tissue which enables the glyphosate to translocate around the plant far quicker and deeper. It will deliver total weed control to both grasses and broadleaved weeds, controlling them quicker and penetrating deeper into the root system than glyphosate alone. For increased results, mix with Activate-g 1L to penetrate waxy & hairy leaves.
To avoid missing or re-treating areas we always recommend using in mix with our biodegradable Blue Dye
If you need advice or would like to hear how Diamond horsetail / marestail killer could fit into your herbicide programmes, please give our BASIS trained technical team a call on 01522 246491.
- Faster acting than glyphosate alone
- Kills Marestail and Horsetail
- Controls tough weeds such as Nettle, Ragwort, Horsetail and many other broadleaved weeds which are difficult to kill with striaght glyphosate.
- Grassland destruction recommendation giving improved and quicker control of weeds such as docks.
- Fast action. Just one application for target weeds.
- Extended weed spectrum to manage tough to control weeds like Thistles, Oilseed Rape and Grasses.
- Use less glyphosate per hectare, you can reduce by half the amount of glyphosate per hectare with the same result.
- Safe formulation for trees in orchards.
- Available in 1L or 5L
|Active Ingredient||160g/l 2,4-D + 240g/l glyphosate|
|Pack Size Coverage||2,000m2|
|Boom Sprayer Rate||3 - 5L per Hectare in 200L of water|
|Application Method(s)||Boom Sprayer|
|Treats (Pest/Weed/Disease)||Annual Weeds, Bamboo, Bindweed, Bracken, Broad-leaved Dock, Couch Grass, Garden Weeds, General Weeds, Gorse, Horse Tail, Japenese Knotweed, Mare's Tail, Nettle, Pavement Weeds, Perennial Weeds, Ragwort, Rhododendron, Sycamore, Thistle|
|Area of Use||Artificial Surfaces, Hard Surfaces|
|Safe For Use On||Safe Around Fruit Trees|
|Period Of Use||March, April, May, June, July, August, September, Spring, Summer, Autumn|
|MPN||Does not apply|
|Recommended Dilution Rates|
|Rate Per Hectare||
Dilution Per Litre
*apply in 200L per hectare
|3 Litres||15ml per litre of water||Annual Weeds & Grasses|
|5 Litres||25ml per litre of water||
Horsetail, Bramble, Docks, Ragwort,
Grasses & Other Perennial weeds
|Recommended Period of Use|
|= Optimum time for application|
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