Finale® XL F-VM Herbicide

Fast, non-selective control with precision accuracy

Finale XL F-VM herbicide is BASF‘s newest non-selective, contact herbicide formulation with enhanced active ingredient loading. It has pinpoint accuracy and delivers fast control of the toughest weeds at lower use rates than prior formulations. It‘s the perfect tool for emerged annual and perennial grasses, brush, hardwood, conifer and broadleaf weeds, including terrestrial and riparian invasive and noxious weeds.

Key Benefits

Faster ActivityFast-acting knockdown of troublesome weeds

Precision Accuracy Contact activity only affects what you spray with a spot treatment

Controls Toughest WeedsControls a broad spectrum of emerged annual and perennial grasses and broadleaf weeds

Glyphosate AlternativeExcellent alternative to glyphosate: faster results and lower A.I. per acre


Finale XL F-VM herbicide is a great alternative to glyphosate products. Contact activity allows for worry-free, precision edging and minimal off-target issues. Weed growth is stopped within hours-to-days of application with faster symptomology, particularly during cool weather.

Additional Advantages

  • Better control of broadleaf weeds
  • Rainfast in as little as 30 minutes
  • Good control of Rubus
  • Good hardwood control and conifer control; add Detail® herbicide for better performance
  • Excellent tank mix partner with preemergent herbicides for residual control

Where to Use Finale XL F-VM Herbicide

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  • Private, public and military lands
  • Uncultivated non-agricultural areas
  • Uncultivated agricultural areas
  • Non-crop producing industrial sites
  • Natural areas
  • Side trimming
  • Site preparation for conifer
  • Hardwood production areas
  • Dormant roadside bermudagrass turf for weed control


Product Specifications

FRAC Group: 10

Active ingredient (%): glufosinate-ammonium 24.5%

Packaging: 2 x 2.5 Gal

Rate Range: 27 to 82 fl oz / A*

Rate Range (% solution): 0.4 to 1.25*

Formulation: Soluble concentrate

Effective Against

Crabgrass, dandelion, clover, and plantain

*Finale XL F-VM herbicide‘s rate range is a function of the size of the weed; maximum rates are for large weeds and brush and perennial grasses. Maximum rate is 5.125 pints per acre. Add NIS and/or AMS for better control of perennial grasses, brush, and large weeds.

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Labels, SDS and State Availability

Always read and follow label directions.

Products may not be registered for sale or use in all states. Please check with your state or local Extension Service. Refer to label for registered uses. It is a violation of Federal law to use a product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling. Finale and Detail are registered trademarks of BASF.

Related Products

Detail® Herbicide

Provides excellent broadleaf control.

Finale® VU Herbicide

For general weed control on terrestrial non-crop sites.

Stalker® Herbicide

For long-lasting brush control.