damage from weed killer - Knowledgebase Question

Sherwood, Or
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Question by kittoheather
July 28, 2007
I've accidentally spread Lilly Miller Casoron onto a portion of my lawn. Is there a way to correct the damage it has done? Will this product completely kill the grass?

Answer from NGA
July 28, 2007
The active ingredient in Casoron is Dichlobenil. The product is a pre-emergent herbicide designed to keep weed seeds from germinating. It probably won't kill your grass, but it may inhibit new grass seeds from sprouting. I would try mowing it with a bag attached to the mower (to hopefully suck up the encapsulated herbicide). Be sure to trash rather than compost the clippings.

Best wishes with your lawn!

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