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Article: Pigweed

Pigweed

Common Name

Pigweed

Scientific Name

Portulaca Oleracea

Family

Portulaceae

Lifecycle

Annual

Seasons of Growth

Spring / Summer

Key Distinguishing Feature

Succulent leaves, Red stems and also produces yellow flowers from August to March.

A prostrate, succulent running annual herb that often forms dense mats with spoon shaped shiny leaves. Seeds germinate from spring to summer.

Key Products for Control:

Contra M Duo - 65mL/100sqm *Not safe for Buffalo lawns

Please contact the LawnPride Support Team to discuss alternative options.
Contact us via email: info@lawnpride.com.au, or Phone: +61 479 086 039.

For 6-months weed germination prevention, we recommend Pre-Emergent Herbicides, such as; Spartan, Barricade, or Onset.

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