How Do I Apply Roundup® For Lawns Products?

A few pointers will help you wipe out weeds easily.

For the best results, it's important to use Roundup® For Lawns Products properly. Of course, you'll find all the directions on the back of the bottle, but a few pointers always makes the process that much better. So in that spirit, here are our recs for using Roundup® For Lawns Products like a pro.

Master the Application Basics

  1. Catch ‘em early

    It's always ideal to catch weeds in the early growth stages. Check the bottle to find even more info on the best way to treat each specific weed and comprehensive step-by-step instructions.

  2. Spray accurately

    Point the nozzle away from your body, and keep your finger on the trigger for continuous spray.

  3. Store properly

    After using a Roundup® For Lawns Product, find a good place to keep it. You know, one where it won't freeze or overheat.

  4. Let the magic happen

    It takes about 2-3 days for weeds' stems to start twisting, so check back in a few days to see the results.


Applying Roundup® For Lawns in calm weather, when rain is not predicted for the next 24 hours, will help ensure that it's not blown away or washed off of the treated area. The best time to apply product and wipe out weeds is in spring and early summer, when the temp is between 45-90°F*. 

Roundup® For Lawns works best on most weeds in spring and early summer.

  • Crabgrass
  • Dandelion
  • Foxtail
  • Plantain
  • Yellow Nutsedge

While others are best treated in the fall.

  • Chickweed
  • Ground Ivy
  • Henbit
  • Lawn Burnweed
  • White Clover

Do not apply to bermudagrass when daytime temperatures exceed 85 degrees Fahrenheit.