Yates Buffalo Pro Hose-on Weedkiller

Yates Buffalo Pro Hose-on Weedkiller

A ready to use, convenient hose-on weed killer that is suitable to use on buffalo lawn with no mixing and no fuss


A ready to use, convenient hose-on weed killer that is suitable to use on buffalo lawn with no mixing and no fuss


  • Suitable for Buffalo & other common lawn types
  • Selectively controls bindii, clover and other broadleaf weeds
  • Ready to use – no mixing required
  • Treats 100m2


This product must be used strictly as directed. Yates will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from a failure to strictly follow the directions for use.


Active constituents: 6g/L BROMOXYNIL (present as potassium salt), 6g/L MCPA (present as potassium salt)

How to use

How to use

Suitable for use on buffalo lawns. DO NOT lift bottle by sprayer, always use handle. DO NOT apply under windy conditions or if rain is expected within 24 hours. DO NOT apply to lawns suffering from moisture stress. DO NOT apply if shade temperatures are expected to exceed 30ºC within a 72 hour period. DO NOT mow or fertilise for 7 days before or after application and avoid watering for 24 hours after application.

Can be used on the following: Established buffalo, couch (including Qld blue couch), kikuyu, bent, fescue, paspalum and ryegrass lawns.

Weeds Controlled: Bindii, capeweed, catsear, clovers, creeping buttercup, creeping oxalis, cudweed, dandelion, lamb’s tongue (plantain), thistles, fleabane.

Application Rate: Apply the contents of bottle over 100 square metres.

How to apply

Measure lawn area before application. Apply when weeds are growing actively. Weeds will die slowly; effects may take up to 3 weeks to appear. Repeat applications may be necessary to control advanced weeds or certain types of clover. To avoid damaging wanted garden plants and plants growing in lawns due to spray drift, 400mL from this bottle may also be diluted into 9 litres of water and applied over 20 square metres using a watering can and a sprinkle bar.

How to prepare

  1. Shake well before applying
  2. Connect hose to hose-on applicator. You will need to have a click-on hose connector
  3. Lift plastic flap at front of applicator
  4. Turn on the tap using moderate to high water pressure. Water mixes automatically with concentrate in the proper ratio
  5. Walk and spray lawn at a steady pace whilst sweeping the spray in a back and forth arc. Overlap treated areas slightly. Keep bottle upright; do not point at the ground
  6. Use caution when applying near garden beds and shrubs
  7. Close plastic flap to prevent spillage of any unused product before storing. Always store product upright



DO NOT use on Lippia, Dichondra, Durban grass, or Strawberry clover lawns and new lawns less than 3 months old. Before application onto new varieties of Buffalo grass, test on a small area first. DO NOT allow spray to contact or drift onto plants you do not want killed. DO NOT allow children and pets to enter treated areas until spray has dried. DO NOT feed treated grass clippings to poultry, livestock, or use to mulch plants. DO NOT allow chemical containers or spray to get into drains, sewers, streams or ponds. DO NOT use this container for any other purpose.

Storage and disposal

Store in the closed original container in a cool dry
place out of reach of children. Do not store in direct sunlight. Dispose of empty
container by wrapping in paper then placing in plastic bag and putting in garbage.

Safety directions

Harmful if inhaled. May irritate the eyes and skin. Avoid
contact with eyes and skin. Do not inhale vapour or spray mist. When opening
the container and using the prepared spray, wear rubber gloves. Wash hands
after use. After each day’s use, wash gloves.

First aid

If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre. Phone Australia 131126. FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY, CALL 1800 033 111 (ALL HOURS)


Available sizes

  • 2L
  • 4L


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