Organic Weed Control

Bonide Weed Beater Fe (Iron)

Bonide Weed Beater Fe (Iron)Bonide Weed Beater® Fe (Iron) is a novel selective weed killer that uses iron as its active ingredient to kill weeds in and around lawns. Weed Beater Fe is labeled to control a wide variety of weeds, lichens, moss, algae and several diseases and is safe for use around people and pets. Weed Beater Fe has no foul odor and can be applied in low temperatures.  The retail version of Fiesta Selective Weed Killer, the choice of our professional applicators, Weed Beater Fe is available in convenient Ready-To-Use and smaller concentrate sizes.

Weed Beater Fe Benefits

  • Liquid selective herbicide that effectively kills broadleaf weeds in the lawn.
  • Works fast and weed control can be seen in the same day.
  • Made with iron.
  • People and pets can enter treated area when spray dries.
  • No unpleasant odor.
  • Rain-fast in 3 hours.
  • Effective even in cool weather.
  • The exact same product ingredients as Iron X!™ Selective Weed Killer at about 1/8 the price

Pests Controlled by Weed Beater Fe

  • Black medic (medicago lupulina)
  • Boradleaf plantain (Plantago major)
  • Bull thistle (Cirsium vulgare)
  • Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense)
  • Common chickweed (Stellaria madie)
  • Creeping buttercup (Ranunculus repens)
  • Creeping charlie/Ground ivy (Glechoma hederacea)
  • Dandelion (Taraxicum officinale)
  • Dovefoot geranium (Geranium molle)
  • English daisy (Bellis perennis)
    ...See label for more

Weed Beater Fe Application Instructions

Bonide Weed Beater Fe Concentrate Application Instructions

Large Areas (Broadcast Sprays):

  1. Add 5 oz. of Fiesta / Weed Beater Fe per gallon of water.
  2. Apply 2.5 gallons of water per 1,000 sq. ft. (or 12.5 oz. product per 2.5 gallons of water per 1,000 square feet).
  3. Repeat in 3-4 weeks for optimal knockdown of weeds.

Spot Sprays:

  1. Use 5 oz. of Fiesta / Weed Beater Fe per gallon of water and spray enough to wet weeds as needed.

Bonide Weed Beater Fe Ready-to-Use Application Instructions

  1. Shake well before use.
  2. Do not dilute.
  3. Thoroughly spray weeds.
  4. Use a coarse nozzle setting to reduce drift.
  5. Repeat treatment in 3 to 4 weeks for best results.
Application Notes:
  • Thoroughly spray weeds to point of runoff.
  • Ensure turf is well watered prior to application.
  • Do not apply when the daytime temperature will exceed 85°F or is below 50°F.
  • Standard spray equipment such as a hand-held or backpack sprayer may be used.  Hose-End sprayers are not compatible.
  • Use a coarse nozzle setting to reduce drift.
  • Repeat treatment in 3 to 4 weeks for best results and a longer-lasting weed kill.
  • Allow 3 hours before rain or watering so the product can dry.
  • Do not apply during windy conditions to avoid over-spray.
  • Results will be visible within an hour or so!
  • May leave a rusty stain on concrete, pavers or other lightly colored areas; avoid such areas when spraying turf.

Weed Beater Fe Active Ingredient

Bonide Weed Beater Fe Ready to Use:
Iron HEDTA (FeHEDTA) ............ 1.5%

Bonide Weed Beater Fe Concentrate:
Iron HEDTA (FeHEDTA) ............ 26.52%

Weed Beater Fe Sizes and Coverage

  • 1 Quart Ready-to-Use sprayer (Coverage varies by use).
  • 1 Gallon Ready-to Use sprayer (Coverage varies by use).
  • 1 Pint Concentrate (Covers 2,500 sq. ft.).

Note: For our larger, professional sized iron-based Selective Weed Killer see
Fiesta Weed Killer by CLICKING HERE.

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