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Ortho® WeedClear™ Weed Killer for Lawns Ready To Spray

Ready-to-Spray, 32 OZ



  • Use Ortho® WeedClear™ Weed Killer for Lawns Ready-To-Spray to kill weeds down to the root, without harming your lawn (when used as directed); you'll see visible results in hours
  • KILLS WEEDS: This lawn weed killer kills over 250 common weeds, including dandelions, clover, poison ivy, chickweed, and dollarweed (see product label for complete weed list)
  • LAWN FRIENDLY: It contains three proven ingredients that target common lawn weeds, so it won’t harm your grass (when used as directed)
  • RESULTS YOU CAN SEE: Visible results in hours; rainproof in 1 hour upon drying; people and pets may enter the treated area after the spray has dried
  • EASY TO USE: To apply, connect your garden hose to the sprayer and set the nozzle to your desired setting

Specs and Details

Active Ingredients

  • 2,4-D: 8.658%
  • MCPA: 2.127%
  • Dicamba: 0.371%


  • Over-applying or applying at rates greater than those listed can cause turf injury. It may also adversely affect non-targeted plants.
  • Do not apply this product in a way that will contact any person or pet, either directly or through drift.
  • This product is harmful if swallowed. Causes moderate eye irritation. Avoid contact with eyes and clothing. Prolonged or repeated use may cause an allergic reaction in some individuals. Wear a minimum of a long-sleeved shirt, long pants, shoes and socks, safety glasses, and chemical resistant gloves made of waterproof material when handling or applying this product. Wash thoroughly with soap and water after handling and before eating, drinking, chewing gum, or using tobacco. Remove and wash any contaminated clothing before reusing those materials. If clothing is saturated, remove it and shower as soon as possible.

Disposal Methods

  • This is a non refillable container, it should not be reused or refilled.
  • When empty: Place in trash or offer for recycling where available.
  • If partly filled: Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place any unused product down any indoor (including toilet) or outdoor (including sewer) drain.

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


You can kill weeds without harming your lawn* with Ortho® WeedClear™ Weed Killer for Lawns Ready-To-Spray. This weed killer kills over 250 common weeds, including dandelions, clover, poison ivy, chickweed, and dollarweed (see product label for complete weed list). It is made especially for residential lawns and contains three proven ingredients to specifically target and destroy other common lawn weeds, without harming your grass*. This herbicide works by entering weeds through their leaves, and moves throughout the plant to kill all the way down to the root. You'll see visible results in hours, and it becomes rainproof within one hour upon drying. To apply, connect your garden hose to the sprayer and set the nozzle to your desired setting. People and pets may enter the treated area after the spray has dried. For best results, use when weeds are small and actively growing in the spring or fall. One 32-oz. bottle treats up to 16,000 sq. ft. *When used as directed.

Step by Step Instructions

How to Use

  • Shake well before using!
  • Connect the Ortho® WeedClear™ Weed Killer for Lawns Ready-To-Spray bottle to a garden hose and turn on the water.
  • Head to the farthest point in your yard from the faucet.
  • Slide the switch on the sprayer to "ON."
  • Spray evenly in a sweeping motion until the surface of the lawn is wet.
  • When the area has been treated, slide the switch to the "OFF" position.
  • Turn off the water.
  • Slide the switch on the sprayer to "WATER" to relieve the water pressure.
  • When water slows to a drip, slide the switch back to "OFF."
  • Disconnect the sprayer from the hose and safely store (or dispose of) the bottle.

When and Where to Use

Where Not to Use

  • This should not be used on Bentgrass (colonial and creeping), Carpetgrass, Dichondra, and Lippia as well as vegetables, fruit trees, vines and berries, ornamental plants (flowers, trees, groundcovers, landscape beds, and shrubs), Seashore paspalum, Floratam variety of St. Augustinegrass, and any Turfgrass species that is not listed.

Where to Use

  • Use on cool season grasses like Kentucky Bluegrass, Ryegrass, Tall Fescue, and Fine Fescues as well as warm season grasses like Bermudagrass (common and hybrid), St. Augustinegrass (including Floratam), Centipedegrass, Zoysiagrass, Buffalograss, and Bahiagrass.
  • Do not apply to hybrid Bermudagrass when daytime temperatures exceed 85°F.

When to Apply

  • Apply in the spring and fall when weeds are small and actively growing, when the air is calm, and the temperature is below 90°F. Do not apply when it is raining or when rain is expected that day.
  • Only apply twice in one year with a minimum of 30 days between applications.

How Often to Apply

  • Applications should be limited to 2 per year with at least 30 days between them. The maximum application rate is 4 fl. oz. per 1,000 sq. ft. per application.

Special Instructions

Special Instructions

  • Shake well before using.
  • Do not reseed for 4 weeks after an application.
  • Only apply to newly seeded areas after the grass has been mowed 3 times.

Watering Tips

  • Allow 12 hours after applying before watering the lawn for maximum effectiveness.

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

What it Controls

Weeds Controlled

Alder, Annual yellow sweet clover, Artichoke, Aster, Austrian fieldcress, Bedstraw, Beggartick, Biden, Bindweed, Bird vetch, Bitterweed, Bitter wintercress, Black-eyed Susan, Black medic, Black mustard, Blackseed plantain, Blessed thistle, Bloodflower, Blue lettuce, Blue vervain, Box elder, Bracted plantain, Brassbuttons, Bristly oxtongue, Broadleaf dock, Broadleaf plantain, Broomweed, Buckhorn, Buckhorn plantain, Bulbous buttercup, Bull nettle, Bull thistle, Burdock, Burning nettle, Bur ragweed, Burweed, Buttercup, Canada thistle, Carolina geranium, Carpetweed, Catchweed bedstraw, Catsear, Catnip, Chickweed, Chicory, Cinquefoil, Clover, Cockle, Coocklebur, Coffeebean, Coffeeweed, Common chickweed, Common mullein, Common Sowthistle, Corn chamomile, Creeping Jenny, Creeping Woodsorrel, Crimson clover, Croton, Cudweed, Curly dock, Curly indigo, Dandelion, Dead Nettle, Dock, Dogbane, Dogfennel, Dollarweed, Elderberry, English daisy, Fall dandelion, False dandelion, False flax, False sunflower, Fiddleneck, Field bindweed, Field pansy, Flea bane (Daisy), Flixweed Florida betony, Florida pusley, Frenshweed, Galinsoga, Garlic mustard, Goathead, Goatsbeard, Goldenrod, Ground ivy, Gumweed, Hairy bittercress, Hairy fleabane, Hawkweed, Healall, Heartleaf drymary, Hedge bindweed, Hedge mustard, Hemp, Henbit, Hoary cress, Hoary plantain, Hoary vervain, Honeysuckle, Hop clover, Horsenettle, Horsetail, Indiana mallow, Ironweed, Jewelweed, Jimsonweed, Kochia, Knawel, Knotweed, Lambsquarter, Lespedeza, Locoweed, Lupine, Mallow, Marshelder, Matchweed, Mexicanweed, Milk vetch, Milkweed, Mugwort, Morningglory, Mouseear chickweed, Musk thistle, Mustard, Narrowleaf plantain, Narrowleaf vetch, Nettle, Orange hawkweed, Oxalis, Oxeye daisy, Parsley-piert, Parsnip, Pearlwort, Pennycress, Pennywort, Peppergrass, Pepperweed, Pigweed, Pineywoods bedstraw, Plains coreopsis, Plantain, Poison hemlock, Poison ivy, Poison oak, Pokeweed, Poorjoe, Povertyweed, Prickly lettuce, Prickly side, Primrose, Prostrate knotweed, Prostrate pigweed, Prostrate spurge, Prostrate vervain, Puncture vine, Purslane, Ragweed, Red clover, Redroot pigweed, Red sorrel, Redstem filaree, Rough cinquefoil, Rough fleabane, Roundleafed marigold, Rush, Russian pigweed, Russian thistle, St. Johnswort, Scarlet pimpernel, Scotch thistle, Sheep sorrel, Shepherdspurse, Slender plantain, Smallflower galinsoga, Smartweed, Smooth dock, Smooth pigweed, Sneezeweed, Southern Wild Rose, Sowthistle, Spanishneedle, Spatterdock, Speedwell, Spiny amaranth, Spiny cocklebur, Spotted catsear, Spotted knapweed, Spotted spurge, Spurge, Spurweed, Stinging nettle, Stinkweed, Stichwort, Strawberry clover, Sumac, Sunflower, Sweet clover, Tall nettle, Tall vervain, Tansy mustard, Tansy ragwort, Tanweed, Tarweed, Thistle, Tick trefoil, Toadflax, Trailing crown vetch, Tumble mustard, Tumble pigweed, Tumbleweed, Velvetleaf, Venice mallow, Veronica, Vervain, Vetch, Virginia buttonweed, Virginia creeper, Virginia pepperweed, Wavyleaf bullthistle, Western Clematis, Western Salsify, White clover, White mustard, Wild mustard, Wild aster, Wild buckwheat, Wild carrot, Wild four-o'clock, Wild geranium, Wild lettuce, Wild marigold, Wild parsnip, Wild radish, Wild rape, Wild strawberry, Wild sweet potato, Wild vetch, Willow, Witchweed, Woolly morningglory, Woodsorrel, Woolly croton, Woolly plantain, Wormseed, Yarrow, Yellow Rocket, Yellow flower pepperweed, Yellow Woodsorrel, and other broadleaf weeds.

Kids & Pets

People and pets can enter the treated area after the spray has dried.

Our Environment

Do not apply directly to water. Be careful to also not contaminate water sources when disposing of any water used to clean the application equipment. The application of this product 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 the groundwater.

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