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Ortho® WeedClear™ Lawn Weed Killer Ready-to-Use (North)

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Ortho® WeedClear™ Lawn Weed Killer Ready-to-Use (North)


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  • Kill Crabgrass, Dandelion, Clover, and other common weeds found in your lawn with Ortho® WeedClear® Lawn Weed Killer Ready-To-Use
  • See results in hours, with results in one application
  • Kills Weeds - Won't Harm Lawns (when used as directed)
  • For use on many Northern and Southern lawns including Kentucky Bluegrass, Ryegrass, Tall Fescue, Bermudagrass, Zoysiagrass, and Buffalograss
  • Apply to young, actively growing weeds using the included Trigger Sprayer

Specs and Details


  • Avoid contact with eyes, skin, or clothing by wearing a long-sleeved shirt, pants, socks, shoes, and rubber gloves during application. Following application, wash thoroughly with soap and water and change clothing before resuming normal activities.
  • Protect the desirable plants in your yard by avoiding a fine mist spray, as this can drift and raises the risk for injury to surrounding species.

Disposal Methods

  • This container is non-refillable.
  • If empty: Place in trash or offer for recycling where available.
  • If partly filled: Do not pour or dispose down-the-drain or sewer. Call your local solid waste agency for local disposal options.

Product Label

  • This is not the product label. Always read and follow the product label before use.
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  • Safety Data Sheets can be found at scottsmsds.com

Active Ingredients

  • 2,4-D, dimethylamine salt: 0.313%
  • Quinclorac: 0.104%
  • Dicamba, dimethylamine salt: 0.029%


Ortho® WeedClear® Lawn Weed Killer Ready-to-Use kills all types of lawn weeds without harming your lawn (when used as directed). The formula is rainproof in 1 hour and you'll see results in hours with just one application. It kills over 200 lawn weeds down to the root, including dandelion, chickweed, clover, crabgrass, and foxtail. Easily apply to weeds using the included Trigger Sprayer. For use on many Northern and Southern grasses including Kentucky Bluegrass, Ryegrass, Tall Fescue, Bermudagrass, Zoysiagrass, and Buffalograss. Use Ortho® WeedClear® Lawn Weed Killer Ready-to-Use to kill weeds to the roots so weeds won't come back!

Step by Step Instructions

To apply Ortho® WeedClear® Lawn Weed Killer Ready-to-Use spray:

  1. Prepare the sprayer. Remove the sprayer from the bottle by sliding the sprayer up, unwrap the hose completely, and then insert the plug at the end of the hose into the spout on the cap until it clicks. Twist knob to "ON."
  2. Select your spray pattern. Twist the nozzle to the desired spray setting.
  3. Spray. Squeeze trigger repeatedly. To spot treat, aim at center of weed and spray lightly to cover.
  4. Finish. Turn nozzle to "OFF." Twist knob to "OFF." Place the sprayer back in the holster. (Do not disconnect the hose connector from the spout.)

For best results, delay mowing 2 days before and 2 days after the application of this product.

When and Where to Use

Where Not to Use

  • This residential outdoor herbicide is not intended for use on the following grasses: St. Augustinegrass; Bahiagrass; Bentgrass; Centipedegrass; Carpetgrass; Seashore paspalum. It should also not be used on lawns with desirable clovers or legumes; Dichondra; Ornamental plants (flowers, trees, groundcovers, landscape beds and shrubs); Turfgrass species not listed; and Gardens including vegetables, fruit trees, vines and berries.

Where to Use

  • For use established turfgrass types including Kentucky bluegrass; Ryegrass, perennial and annual; Tall fescue; Fine fescues; Bermudagrass, common and hybrid; Zoysiagrass; and Buffalograss.

When to Apply

  • The best time to apply this product is when weeds are young and actively growing in the spring or fall. Apply when daytime temperatures are between 45 degrees and 90 degrees Fahrenheit. (Do not apply to Bermudagrass when the temperature is above 85 degrees Fahrenheit.)
  • For new lawns, apply only when grass has reached a height of a least 2 inches.

  • Avoid applications during the spring transition of the warm season grasses and during periods of extremely high temperatures.

How Often to Apply

  • Certain hard-to-kill weeds may need to be spot treated in 14 days after first application.

Special Instructions

Watering Tips

  • If your lawn is looking a little thirsty, water 24 hours prior to application.
  • To avoid potential runoff, do not water 24 hours after treatment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our Guarantee

If for any reason you, the consumer, are not satisfied with this product, mail us proof of purchase to obtain a full refund of your purchase price.

Weeds Controlled

Crabgrass, large and smooth; Foxtail, green, yellow and giant; Kikuyugrass; Signalgrass, broadleaf; Annual yellow sweet clover; Aster; Austrian fieldcress; Bedstraw; Beggarticks; Betony, Florida; Bindweed, field; Bird vetch; Bitter wintercress; Bittercress, hairy; Bitterweed; Black-eyed Susan; Black medic; Black mustard; Blackseed plantain; Blessed thistle; Bloodflower milkweed; Blue lettuce; Blue vervain; Bracted plantain; Brassbuttons; Bristly oxtongue; Broadleaf dock; Broadleaf plantain; Broomweed; Buckhorn; Buckhorn plantain; Bulbous buttercup; Bull thistle; Bullnettle; Burclover; Burdock; Burning nettle; Burweed; Buttercup; Buttonweed; Canada thistle; Carolina geranium; Carpetweed; Catchweed bedstraw; Catnip; Catsear; Chickweed, common; Chickweed, mouseear; Chicory; Cinquefoil; Clover, crimson; Clover, hop; Clover, red; Clover, strawberry; Clover, sweet; Clover, white; Cockle; Cocklebur; Common mullein; Creeping Jenny (Creeping Charlie); Cudweed; Curly dock; Daisy, English; Daisy fleabane; Daisy, oxeye; Dandelion; Dichondra; Dogbane; Dogfennel; Dollarweed; False dandelion; Falseflax; False sunflower; Fiddleneck; Florida pusley; Frenchweed; Galinsoga; Goathead; Goldenrod; Ground ivy; Gumweed; Hairy fleabane; Hawkweed; Healall; Heartleaf drymary; Heathaster; Hedge bindweed; Hedge mustard; Hemp; Henbit; Hoary cress; Hoary plantain; Hoary vervain; Horsenettle; Jimsonweed; Knawel; Knotweed; Kochia; Lambsquarters; Lespedeza; Mallow; Matchweed; Mexicanweed; Milk vetch; Momingglory; Mouseear hawkweed; Mugwort; Musk thistle; Mustard; Narrowleaf plantain; Narrowleaf vetch; Nettle; Orange hawkweed; Oriental cocklebur; Oxalis; Parsley-piert; Parsnip; Pearlwort; Pennycress; Pennywort; Peppergrass; Pepperweed; Pigweed; Pineywoods bedstraw; Plains coreopsis (tickseed); Plantain; Poison ivy; Poison oak; Pokeweed; Poorjoe; Prairie sunflower; Prickly lettuce; Prickly sida; Prostrate knotweed; Prostrate pigweed; Prostrate spurge; Prostrate vervain; Puncturevine; Purslane, common; Ragweed; Red sorrel; Redroot pigweed; Redstem filaree; Rough cinquefoil; Rough fleabane; Russian pigweed; Russian thistle; Scarlet pimpernel; Scotch thistle; Sheep sorrel; Shepherd's purse; Slender plantain; Smallflower galinsoga; Smooth dock; Smooth pigweed; Sorrel; Sowthistle; Spanishneedles; Speedwell; Spiny amaranth; Spiny cocklebur; Spiny sowthistle; Spotted catsear; Spotted spurge; Spurweed; Stinging nettle; Strawberry, India mock; Tall nettle; Tall vervain; Tansy ragwort; Tansy mustard; Tanweed; Thistle; Trailing crownvetch; Tumble mustard; Tumble pigweed; Velvetleaf; Venice mallow; Virginia buttonweed; Virginia creeper; Virginia pepperweed; Wavyleaf bullthistle; Western clematis; Western salsify; White mustard; Wild aster; Wild buckwheat; Wild carrot; Wild four-o'clock; Wild garlic; Wild geranium; Wild lettuce; Wild marigold; Wild mustard; Wild onion; Wild parsnip; Wild radish; Wild rape; Wild strawberry; Wild sweet potato; Wild vetch; Wild violet; Woodsorrel; Woolly croton; Woolly morningglory; Woolly plantain; Wormseed; Yarrow; Yellow rocket; Yellowflower pepperweed

Kids & Pets

People and pets may re-enter the treated area after the spray has dried.

Our Environment

  • This pesticide is toxic to fish and aquatic invertebrates. Drift and runoff may be hazardous to aquatic organisms in water adjacent to treated areas. To protect the environment, do not allow pesticide to enter or run off into storm drains, drainage ditches, gutters or surface waters. Applying this product in calm weather when rain is not predicted for the next 24 hours will help to ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash pesticide off the treatment area.
  • This product has properties and characteristics associated with chemicals detected in groundwater. The use of this chemical in areas where soils are permeable, particularly where the water table is shallow, may result in groundwater contamination. Application around a cistern or well may result in contamination of drinking water or groundwater.
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