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Our quick guide to selective weedkillers for lawns or amenity turf

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Weeds controlled rating
1 – 5 (5 = best)
Holster XL Praxys Dicophar 1 L / 5 L HyGrass P Depitox 5 L / 10 L Thrust
Area Covered  (m2) 10,000 - 21,000 10,000 - 20,000 1,333 / 6,666 10,000 15,000 / 30,000 14,285
Knapsack Use Y Y Y Y Y Y
Boom Spray Y Y Y Y Y Y
Lawns Y Y Y Y    
Amenity Grassland Y Y Y Y Y Y
Agri. Grassland         Y Y
Safe on newly established Grass Y          
             
White Clover 5 5 5 4 1 4
Slender speedwell 4 4 3 3 2 2
Dandelion 5 5 5 3 3 3
Creeping Buttercup 4 4 3 4 4 4
Plantain 4 4 4 4 4 4
Thistle 4 4 3 3 3 4
Daisy 5 5 3 5 3 3
Dock 4 4 3 3 2
Nettle 4 4 3 4 3