Katoun Gold Total Weed Killer 5L

SKU: 174460

Sale price£145.00 ex. VAT
£174.00 inc. VAT
(minimum of 1)


Product Overview
Product Type Herbicide
Product Name Katoun Gold
MAPP No. 17879
Active Substances 500 g/L Fatty acids: pelargonic acid
Formulation Emulsifiable concentrate
Areas of Use Amenity vegetation (around), forest nursery, natural surfaces not intended to bear vegetation, ornamental plant production, permeable surfaces overlying soil including gravel pathways
Amateur/Professional Professional
Mode of Action Group Not classified
Phytomobility Contact

Katoun Gold is a non-selective, professional use, contact herbicide, which is suitable for broad-leaved plants, moss and grasses. It is an emulsifiable concentrate formulation containing 500 g/L fatty acids: pelargonic acid.

For effective control of Horsetail consider tank-mixing with glyphosate, such as Roundup ProActive.

Instructions for use

Where to use

Katoun Gold can be applied on amenity vegetation (bare soil around trees and woody shrubs), natural surfaces not intended to bear vegetation and permeable surfaces overlying soil including gravel pathways, forest nursery and hardy ornamental plant production. 

Target species

Scarlet pimpernel, parsley piert, chickweed, willow herb, cut-leaved cranesbill, mayweeds, common groundsel, field speedwell, fescues, annual meadow grass, moss.

When to use

Apply Katoun Gold when weeds are actively growing. Ensure the air temperature is higher than 15°C. To maximise results, apply the product in the morning when no rain is imminent.

Katoun Gold Application Window
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

How to use

Non-Selective Contact Herbicide

Apply Katoun Gold to small broad-leaf and grass weeds when they are in early stages of development. For best results wet the leaf thoroughly.  

A hydraulic sprayer or knapsack sprayer can be used to apply the product. Choose a nozzle type to give the stated water volume and a medium to coarse spray quality (BCPC definition). Select a spray pattern which will ensure a good coverage of the larger weeds to be controlled. 

You will likely see best results on weeds which are small – less than 10cm.  

With Katoun Gold being a contact herbicide, it is essential that every part of the weed is covered and treated. Any areas of leaf shaded by other weeds will not be affected by the treatment.  

The longevity of the product will largely depend on the size of the weed and weather conditions. Please note that as Katoun Gold is a contact only herbicide with no systemic or residual activity, perennial weeds may regrow.

For the control of Horsetail tank-mix

10 L water

Katoun Gold - 1000 ml

Glysophate (360 g/L) - 230 ml

Applied with handheld lance, 1 bar pressure and a blue 03 nozzle.

Applicator Application Rate Water Volume Pack Size (L) Pack Coverage (m2)
Mounted hydraulic sprayer 22.5 L/ha 200 - 500 L/ha 5 2222
Knapsack sprayer 22.5 ml per 10 m2 10% concentration
Maximum Individual Dose Maximum Number of Applications Latests Time of Application
22.5 L/ha 4 per year -

Additional Information

Apply evenly, avoid overlapping or missing areas. Do not apply in hot, dry weather or frosty conditions. Half fill the applicator with clean water. Add concentrate as required and mix thoroughly whilst adding remaining water.

When using Katoun Gold amongst amenity plantings, forest nursery stock or hardy ornamental plan production, extreme care must be taken to avoid contact with or drift onto desirable plants such as grass, leaves of trees and shrubs or ornamentals.

Do NOT use on lawns or directly apply to desired vegetation. Ensure stems/trunks have hardened off before application. Care must be taken to avoid any contact with stems. The use of low drift nozzles and/or shrouded/hooded sprayers should be used to avoid any drift.

Please refer to the associated safety data sheet for full information and guidance on safe transport, storage, handling, use and disposal of this product.

For further information on Katoun Gold, please contact a member of the technical sales team on 01952 897917.

Find more information in our guide How To Know Which Herbicide to Choose

Technical Information

SKU Product File
174460 Katoun Gold Total Weed Killer 5L Safety Data Sheet (PDF)

Safe use of pesticides

The purchaser and/or end users are responsible for ensuring that these products are used in line with industry Approved Codes of Practice. All operators must be trained and certificated in using and applying any Ministry Approved professional product.

Please be aware that by proceeding you are purchasing a professional pesticide product.

You must ensure the end user of these products complies with the DEFRA/HSE Code for the Safe use of Pesticides:

"By law, everyone who uses pesticides professionally must have received adequate training in using pesticides safely and be skilled in the job they are carrying out."

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