Ortho® GroundClear® Poison Ivy & Tough Brush Killer1
Overview & Benefits
Use Ortho GroundClear Poison Ivy & Tough Brush Killer1 to kill poison ivy, poison oak, and wild blackberry. Also kills honeysuckle, kudzu, ragweeds, dandelion, and other weeds as listed. It kills weeds to the roots. Apply this concentrated formula with an Ortho Dial ’N Spray or a tank sprayer around homes, cabins, buildings, fences, and along trails and rails. Wilting or yellowing will occur in 2 to 6 weeks. Ortho Groundclear Poison Ivy & Tough Brush Killer1 contains a proven weed killer that targets brush and vine weeks.
Pairs Nicely With
- Product Specs
- Kill poison ivy, poison oak, kudzu, wild blackberry and other listed weeds with Ortho GroundClear Poison Ivy & Tough Brush Killer1
- Wilting or yellowing will occur in 2 to 6 weeks
- Rainproof in 2 hours
- Kills to the root
- Apply with an Ortho Dial ’N Spray or a tank sprayer around homes, cabins, buildings, fences, and along trails
How to use
When applying Ortho® GroundClear® Poison Ivy & Tough Brush Killer1 concentrate with an Ortho® Dial 'N Spray® to kill tough weeds like poison ivy and wild blackberry:
Turn dial on the sprayer to 4 oz.
- Pour desired amount of concentrate into the sprayer jar. Use 4 fl. oz. of this poison ivy killer per gallon of water for 100 sq. ft. (of dense brush) or 400 sq. ft. (of lighter brush).
- Turn sprayer nozzle to preferred spray.
- Do NOT add water.
- Connect hose to sprayer.
- Turn on water.
- Press and hold trigger for continuous spray.
- Spray poison oak, poison ivy, and other listed weeds to thoroughly wet foliage, stems, and trunk,
- Pour unused concentrate back into its original container.
- Clean sprayer based on instructions as provided by sprayer.
To Kill Stumps
Apply product undiluted with a paint brush to the entire freshly cut stump, including the cut surface, remaining trunk & exposed roots. Do not reuse the paint brush. Wrap brush in newspaper and put in trash.
To Kill Vines
If weeds are growing up poles, fences, or tree trunks with mature bark, spray to thoroughly cover weeds up to a height of 3 to 4 ft. Tree bark is mature if you scratch the bark with your fingernail and do not find any green tissue. If weeds are climbing shrubs or green-barked trees, cut weeds at base and treat as directed for stumps.
To Kill Brush
Mix 4 fl. oz. per gallon of water and apply to thoroughly wet all leaves, stems, and trunks. Application to mature foliage is preferred. Use low pressured and coarse spray pattern to reduce drift which may damage desirable vegetation. Wilting or other symptoms will occur in 2 to 6 weeks.
Certain hard-to-control species, such as Poison Oak, Poison Ivy, Blackberries, and Honeysuckle may require retreatment.
Where to use
Apply around homes, cabins, buildings, fences, and along trails
Where not to use
Do not spray plants or grasses you like, they may die.
Not recommended for weed control in lawns.
Do not use on or around edible feed or food crops or areas where grazing is allowed.
Do not apply when the wind exceeds 10 mph on average or if the wind is gusting.
When to apply
Apply when the air is calm to prevent drift to desirable plants.
Apply when weeds are leafed out and actively growing.
How often to apply
Hard to kill weeds may require a repeat application if regrowth occurs.
Do not exceed the maximum yearly application rate of 5.4 fl. oz per 100 sq. ft. (9.0 lb. triclopyr per acre).
Arkansas Rose, Big Leaf Maple, Bindweed, Black Cottonwood, Black Medic, Black Willow, Brazilian Pepper, California Rose, Carolina Geranium, Chickweed - Common, Chickweed - Mouseear, Choke Cherry, Cinquefoil, Common Ragweed, Clover - Red, Clover - White, Dandelion, Elderberry, Elm, Evening Primrose, Evergreen Blackberry, Field Horsetail Rush, Florida Prickly Blackberry, Florida Pusley, Giant Ragweed, Ground Ivy (Creeping Charlie), Himalayan Blackberry, Honeysuckle - Amur, Honeysuckle - Bush, Honeysuckle - Japanese, Ironweed, Kudzu, Lambsquarters, Lespedeza, Mackenzie Willow, Maple, Mesquite, Narrow Leafed Willow, Oak, Oxalis, Pennywort, Persimmon, Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, Plantain, Broadleaf, Plantain - Buckhorn, Raspberry Willow, Red Alder, Red Sorrel, Salmonberry, Sassafras, Speedwell (Veronica), Spurge, Garden, Spurge - Spotted, Scouler Willow, Sweet Gum, Thimbleberry, Thistle Canada, Trailing Blackberry, Trumpet Creeper, Vine Maple, Virginia Creeper, Wild Blackberry, Wild Grape, Wild Rose, Wild Violet
Do not apply this directly to water. To protect the environment, do not allow pesticides to enter or run off into storm drains, drainage ditches, gutters, or surface water.
Applying this product in calm weather when rain is not predicted for 24 hours will help ensure that wind or rain does not blow or wash pesticide off the treated area.
Rinsing application equipment over the treated area will help avoid run off to water bodies and drainage systems.
Each bottle makes 8 gallons of treatment.
Contact with Poison Oak or Poison Ivy anytime of the year can cause an allergic reaction. Handle dead plants with rubber gloves. Dispose of plants and rubber gloves in tightly sealed garbage bags.
This product may be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
Causes moderate eye irritation.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothing during and after application.
This is a nonrefillable container. Do not reuse.
If the container is empty: Place in the trash or offer for recycling where available.
If the container is partly filled: Call your local solid waste agency for disposal instructions. Never place any unused product down any indoor or outdoor drain.
Kids & Pets
People and pets may re-enter the treated area after the spray has dried.
After applications, wash hands before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco, or using the toilet.
Wear a long-sleeved shirt, long pants, shoes, and socks when applying this product.
Remove clothing immediately if this product gets inside. Then wash thoroughly and put on clean clothing.
Using with Other Products
Apply with an Ortho® Dial ’N Spray® or a tank sprayer.
What to Expect
Wilting or yellowing will occur in 2 to 6 weeks as it kills weeds to the roots.
Use 4 fl. oz. per gallon of water.