Beat A Weed Natural Weedkiller

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Available In: 1L,3L RTU and 1L , 4L, 20L concentrate

Richgro Natural BEAT-A-WEED is a fast acting weedkiller made of natural actives. It works by dehydrating the unwanted plants, burning it from the top down. Results are seen as browning and wilting of the plant and can be seen within hours of application (apply as directed for optimum results).

Description

Working by starving the plant of moisture and dehydrating it, our natural weed killer is glyphosate free to ensure that you get maximum efficacy with minimum collateral damage to your garden. Whether you’re growing a veggie patch or cultivating roses, BEAT-A-WEED is the perfect choice for gardeners of all kinds across the country.

BEAT-A-WEED provides effective control for both annual and perennial weeds, including milk thistle and a broad spectrum of broadleaf weeds, as well as couch grass, kikuyu and paspalum. Designed for Australia, our weed killer has been specifically formulated to attack common local weeds and invasive species, giving you the confidence to create the garden of your dreams. See our how to use section for information on specific species.

Its natural formulation makes it safe for both humans and pets, meaning even the most inquisitive children and puppies will be absolutely fine if they go exploring after application. Working from the root up, it effectively prevents regrowth where properly applied. Perennial weeds may require multiple reapplications to prevent regrowth.

Features:

  • Natural actives – acetic acid/vinegar and sodium chloride/salt
  • Fast acting -results within hours
  • Controls weeds, moss, algae

Analysis:

Ready -to-use formula – Actives: 90g/L Acetic Acid, 40g/L Sodium Chloride

Concentrate formula – Actives: 270g/L Acetic Acid, 120g/L Sodium Chloride

How to Use

READY – TO -USE FORMULA:

SHAKE WELL BEFORE USE. Do not spray if weeds are wet Do not apply if rainfall is expected before spray deposits dry on plant surfaces. DO NOT water treated area for 24 hours to achieve maximum results DO NOT allow spray to contact or drift onto plants you do not want killed.

Spray to ensure complete coverage of unwanted plants to the point of run-off. Optimal results are achieved when Richgro Beat-A-Weed Natural weedkiller is applied in full sun to small actively growing plants. Richgro Beat-A-Weed works by dehydrating the plant. Results are seen as browing and wilting of the plant and will be seen within hours of application. To be effective, Richgro Beat-A-Weed must come into contact with the green parts of the plant.

Situation: Gardens,paths,driveways,around sheds, spot spraying in lawns and turf.
Weeds controlled:
Annual weeds: Broadleaf weeds (e.g Blackberry nightshade, Capeweed, Burr medic), Creeping oxalis, Milk Thistle, Spear thistle, Wireweed.
Perennial weeds*: Broadleaf weeds (e.g Flatweed, Hair hawkbit, Lamb’s tongue, Dandelion, Evening primrose), Couch grass, Paspalum, Perennial ryegrass, Kikuyu.
How to apply & critical comments: Spray to complete coverage of weed surface. Reapplication at around 14 days may be necessary if regrowth occurs. This product may damage lawn and turf when used as a spot spray.
*Perennial weed species may require repeated applications to obtain long-term control.

Situation: Gardens, paths, rockeries, tiled roofs, walls, driveways, around sheds, spot spraying in lawns and turf.
Controls: Algae, Lichen, Liverwort, Moss
How to apply & critical comments: Spray to completely cover plant surface. For drives or heavy infestations, clean off by brushing after 3 days and reapply if necessary.

CAUTION: DO NOT apply during windy conditions.  DO NOT allow chemical containers or sprays to get into drains, sewers, streams or ponds.  DO NOT spray directly on humans, pets, exposed food, food utensils or food preparation areas.

CONCENTRATE FORMULA:

SITUATION: Around sheds, Driveways, Paths, Spot Spraying in Lawns and Turf.
WEEDS CONTROLLED: 
Annual Weeds: Broadleaf weeds eg: Blackberry Nightshade, Capeweed, Burr Medic, Creeping Oxalis, Milk Thistle, Spear Thistle, Wireweed
*Perennial Weeds: Broadleaf weeds eg: Flatweed, Hair Hawkbit, Lamb’s Tongue, Dandelion, Evening Primrose, Couch Grass, Paspalum, Perennial Ryegrass, Kikuyu
RATE: Richgro Beat-A-Weed® Weedkiller Concentrate is to be diluted in water at the rate of 1 part Concentrate to 2 parts water.
Eg To make 750mL of diluted product sufficient to refill a clean 750mL spray bottle mix 250mL of Richgro Beat-A-Weed® Weedkiller Concentrate with 500mL of water. See Dilution Table below.
HOW TO APPLY: Spray diluted mixture to complete coverage of weed surface. Reapplication at around 14 days may be necessary if regrowth occurs.
This product may damage lawn and turf when used as a spot spray. *Perennial weed species may require repeated applications to obtain long-term control.

SITUATION: Around Sheds, Driveways, Paths, Rockeries, Spot Spraying in Lawns and Turf, Tiled Roofs, Walls
WEEDS CONTROLLED: Algae, Lichen, Liverwort, Moss
RATE: Richgro Beat-A-Weed® Weedkiller Concentrate is to be diluted in water at the rate of 1 part Concentrate to 2 parts water.
Eg To make 750mL of diluted product sufficient to refill a clean 750mL spray bottle mix 250mL of Richgro Beat-A-Weed® Weedkiller Concentrate with 500mL of water.
HOW TO APPLY: Spray diluted mixture to complete coverage of moss surface. For drives or heavy infestations, clean off by brushing after 3 days and reapply if necessary.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
SHAKE WELL AFTER DILUTING WITH WATER
Spray to ensure complete coverage of weeds and unwanted plants to the point of run-off. Optimal results are achieved when the diluted product is applied in full sun to small, actively growing plants. The diluted product works by dehydrating the plant. Results are seen as browning and wilting usually within hours of application.
To be effective, the diluted product must come into contact with the green parts of the plant.

Please refer to the product’s Material Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for information on how to safely use this product.

SDS

FAQ

Why should I try BEAT-A-WEED?
Because it will get rid of those weeds as effectively as any other weedkiller on the market and will do so without harming children, pets or the environment.

How does it work?
It works by dehydrating the plant burning it from the top down. Results are seen within hours if applied as directed with leaves browning and wilting.

What is it made of?
Natural actives acetic acid and sodium chloride, both harmless to animals and humans.

When will I see results?
Within hours if applied as directed.

Will it harm me?
It is natural, however we still recommend usual general safety precautions: wear rubber gloves and keep away from eyes.

Can I use it in my vegetable garden?
Yes, you can. But, be careful not to spray the leaves of your vegetables as they may get burnt. As BEAT-A-WEED is totally natural no harmful chemicals will be absorbed by the vegetables.

Will the weeds grow back?
BEAT-A-WEED completely dehydrates the weeds from the root up eliminating any chance of regrowth when applied as directed.

Why should I switch from my current brand?
Because BEAT-A-WEED will work as effectively if not better. It is not poisonous like the chemical based weedkillers and is also not detrimental to the environment.  BEAT-A-WEED is now available in 3L Powerspray & 1L Concentrate forms.

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Beat-A-Weed Natural Weedkiller