How to Use Weed-B-Gon Max Crabgrass Control


The scientific name for crabgrass is digitaria, and it is considered a weed that many property owners would rather not have. Killing crabgrass can be a challenge but can be made easier with the use of specific products that target the pesky plant. One such product is Ortho Weed B Gon Max Plus Crabgrass Control. Made the the Scotts Co., Ortho Weed B. Gon Max Plus is effective if used properly.

Step 1

Wear protective clothing, a mask and eye goggles while using Ortho Weed B gone.

Step 2

Take pets and children inside before the spraying begins, and keep them there until the product has dried completely.

Step 3

Wait until the temperature is above 45 degrees F., but below 90 degrees F.

Step 4

Attach the spray nozzle that came with the Ortho Weed B Gon, and turn the sprayer setting to on.

Step 5

Spray the crabgrass lightly, holding the spray bottle no more than 2 feet away. Don't allow any spray to get onto unwanted plants, as they could be killed, too.

Tips and Warnings

  • Ortho Weed B Gone is not a concentrate and does not need to be mixed with water.

Things You'll Need

  • Long clothing
  • Mask
  • Goggles
  • Gloves


  • Scotts: Ortho Weed B Gon Max Plus Crabgrass Control
Keywords: Ortho weed killer, killing crabgrass, using an herbicide

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