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Zulu® XT

Control broadleaf weeds in fallow, crop, and pasture in all seasons with Zulu XT. A 2,4-D amine fleabane control herbicide that is compatible with glyphosate.


Zulu XT: A 2,4-D Amine Fleabane Control Herbicide

Zulu® XT is a dual-salt 2,4-D Amine herbicide for controlling broadleaf weeds such as fleabane, thistles, turnip weed in various agricultural situations, such as fallow, winter cereals, maize, pasture, peanuts, sorghum, sugarcane and non-crop areas. Additionally, Zulu XT can be utilised as a harvest aid to facilitate crop management. Zulu XT is approved for use with Optical Spot Spray Technologies (OSST), enabling precision application to weeds in fallow, reducing the amount of herbicide required for effective weed control. Zulu XT is a non-volatile formulation reducing potential harm to non-target vegetation.


General Info

Zulu XT At A Glance

✔ A Non Volatile Formulation

The non-volatile formulation of Zulu XT provides a reduced risk of herbicide damage to off-target crops.*  

✔ A Concentrated Dual Salt Formulation

The dual-salt formulation provides improved control of tough, hard-to-kill broadleaf weeds such as fleabane.

✔ Registered For Application With OSST

Zulu XT herbicide has been registered for use with Optical Spot Spray Technology (OSST), which allows for more precise and efficient weed control in fallow, reducing the amount of herbicide required.

✔ Effective Control Of Broadleaf Weeds

Zulu XT is specifically designed to target and control broadleaf weeds in a wide range of crops and agricultural settings.

✔ Powerful Active Ingredient

The active ingredient, 2,4-D Amine 720 g/L, delivers fast and effective results.

✔ Reliable Performance

Zulu XT has a proven track record of delivering reliable weed control, leading to healthier crops and higher yields.


* Physical drift from all 2,4-D herbicide formulations can still have a severe impact on sensitive crops and vegetation. 

Application Information and Resources

Application timing for Zulu XT

Zulu XT is applied to actively growing weeds in fallow prior to planting annual crops or after crop emergence. For best results, it is recommended to apply Zulu XT when the broadleaf weeds are small at the seedling or small rosette stage.

Withholding periods for the herbicide Zulu XT

Pasture,cereal crops, agricultural non-crop areas, commercial and industrial areas, and rights-of-way: Do not graze or cut for stock food for 7 days after application 

Fallow control of lucerne: Do not graze, cut or cultivate for at least 21 days after spraying

Harvest withholding period: Not required when used as directed

Rainfastness of Zulu XT

As per the product label, Zulu XT herbicide is rainfast within 6 hours of application when applied at the recommended rates and in ideal conditions. 

What crops are protected by Zulu XT?

Zulu XT is registered for post-emergent broadleaf weed control in the following crops and situations

  • Winter cereals, including Barley, Cereal rye, Oats, Triticale and Wheat
  • Fallow weed control, applied by ground, optical (OSST) or aerial application
  • Harvest aid or salvage spray in sorghum and maize
  • Broadleaf weed control in established pastures
  • Broadleaf weed control in plant and ratoon sugarcane 
  • Control of banana suckers
  • Broadleaf weed control in agricultural non-crop areas, commercial and industrial areas and rights-of-way

What broadleaf weeds does Zulu XT target?

Zulu XT by ADAMA is a selective herbicide that is designed to control and eliminate a wide range of broadleaf weeds in various crops and agricultural settings. Some of these weeds include:

  • Bathurst burr
  • Bellvine
  • Bindweed
  • Blackberry nightshade
  • Capeweed
  • Caltrop
  • Charlock
  • Clover
  • Cobbler’s pegs
  • Common Sowthistle
  • Docks
  • Fat hen
  • Fleabane
  • Fumitory
  • Heliotrope
  • Horehound
  • Khaki 
  • Mexican poppy
  • Mustards
  • Noogoora burr
  • Pateron’s curse
  • Rough poppy
  • Skeleton weed
  • Sorrel
  • Spiny emex
  • Thistles
  • Turnip weed/Raphistrum
  • Wild turnip

How do I apply Zulu XT?

Zulu XT is applied as per label directions by either ground sprayer application or aerial equipment. The product label provides detailed application information to ensure accurate application, maximum weed control and safety to non-target vegetation. 

How do I avoid spray drift when applying Zulu XT?

Drift mitigation is an important aspect of herbicide application, as herbicide drift can cause damage to non-target plants, animals, and the environment. Here are some tips to help minimize herbicide drift when applying Zulu XT:

  1. Check and talk to your neighbours about sensitive crops growing in your area 
  2. Is there a hazardous inversion? If so, STOP. Know the signs and check the WAND weather app if available in your area.      
  3. Use low-drift nozzles: Select spray nozzles that produce very coarse or larger droplets and minimize the creation of fine droplets that can easily drift away. Nozzles that are designed for drift reduction, such as air-induction nozzles can be effective in reducing drift.
  4. Use drift-reducing additives: Some adjuvants can help reduce drift by increasing droplet size and improving spray deposition on the target area. Avoid using adjuvants that decrease droplet size and increase drift risk
  5. Follow the buffer zones on the label: Maintain a buffer zone between the spray area and sensitive areas such as water bodies, and residential areas.
  6. Keep the boom low and travel slow
  7. Check for drift regularly: Monitor the wind speed and direction frequently during application, STOP if something is not right.

What products is Zulu XT compatible with?

The following ADAMA products have been tested for physical compatibility with Zulu XT and will mix at recommended rates: