Corn Gluten Spreadable Organic Pre-Emergent

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40 pound bag

Nature’s Creation® PREVENT Corn Gluten Spreadable is a non-selective natural pre-emergent herbicide which feeds turfgrasses, flowers, vegetables, trees and shrubs. Its natural pre-emergent herbicidal properties prevent germination of broadleaf weeds, annual and perennial grasses. This product works by inhibiting the feeder root development of germinating seeds. Because this product will not kill existing plants which have already germinated, it may be safely used around transplants and plants with established root systems. The nitrogen in this fertilizer will release slowly and feed your plants over a three to four month period without burning even in the hottest conditions. Nature’s Creation® PREVENT Corn Gluten Spreadable does not contain any synthetic chemicals so your family and pets can enjoy your lawn right after application.

As with all pre-emergent herbicides, proper application timing is critical. This product must be applied and watered in with approximately 1/4 inch of water prior to germination of target weeds. Although rains usually provide adequate moisture, you may want to water if it does not rain within 5 days of application. Following application, water deeply and infrequently. If you irrigate, allow the soil surface to dry. The soil surface should not be continuously wet. A short drying period is required between waterings for maximum effectiveness. Do not disturb soil surface after activating. This product is non-selective. DO NOT use on areas where grass seed or other desirable seeds are to be sown within 120 days. (Apply anytime after the second mowing or after plants are established.)


Lawns and Turf

SPRING APPLICATION: For crabgrass and other spring germinating weeds, apply just prior to the soil warming to germinating temperatures. 10 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. provides adequate control with yearly spring and fall applications. Up to 20 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. may be applied. This product has no post-emergent effect on established weeds.


FALL APPLICATION: For dandelions and other fall germinating weeds, apply in early fall after summer temperatures moderate. Use 10 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. It is recommended to double the application to 20 lbs. per 1,000 sq. ft. to provide better control for the first season.

Weeds Controlled

Crabgrass (Digitaria spp.)

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)

Annual Bluegrass (Poa Annua)

Annual Ryegrass (Lolium spp.)

Creeping Bentgrass (Agrostis palustris)

Common Lambsquarter (Chenopodium album)

Buckthorn Plantain (Plantago lanceolata)

Curly Dock (Rumex crispus)

Common Groundsel (Senecio vulgaris)

Bristly Oxtongue (Helmthotheca echioides)

Giant Foxtail (Setaria faberi)

Quackgrass (Agropyron repens)

Redroot Pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus)

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea)

Fall Panicum (Panicum dichtomiflorum)

Common Velvet Grass (Holcus lanatus)

Barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crusgalli)

Black Medic (Medicago lupulina)

Yellow Foxtail (Setaria lutescens)

Annual Sedge (Cyperus compressus)

Yellow Woodsorrel (Oxalis corniculata)

Common Chickweed (Stellaria media)