Lontrel XC


Lontrel™ XC provides excellent control of Canada thistle and other broadleaf weeds in close proximity to most tree species.

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Lontrel XC provides excellent control of Canada thistle and other broadleaf weeds in close proximity to most tree species.

Why use Lontrel XC?


Controls tough broadleaf weeds such as Canada Thistle.


For use in areas requiring lower impact applications.


Targeted applications allow for control of undesirable species while being safe to grass and other desirable vegetation.


Below lists the crops that Lontrel XC herbicide can be used on:


Apple (Malus domestica)


Beet, Sugar, For Seed (Beta vulgaris ssp. vulgaris)

Beet, Sugar (Beta vulgaris ssp. vulgaris)


Blueberry, Highbush (Vaccinium corymbosum)

Blueberry, Lowbush (Vaccinium augustifolium)

Cereal Grains


Cherry, Black (Prunus serotina ssp. serotina)


Corn, Glyphosate tolerant (Brassica napus)


Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)


Fir, Balsam, Release (Abies balsamea)

Fir, Balsam (Abies balsamea)



Nectarine (Prunus persica var. nucipersica)



Peach (Prunus persica)


Plum (Prunus spp.)

Poppy Seed

Poppy Seed (Papaver somniferum)


Rutabaga (Brassica napus var. napobrassica)


Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa)


Vegetables, Leafy, Brassica


Now registered in the following provinces:

  • Registered
  • Unregistered

Technical Specifications

  • Application Method
    Aerial: Not registered for aerial application.
  • Approved Use
    Refer to the Lontrel XC label for complete use instructions.
    Refer to the Controlled Weeds list for the full list of weeds.
  • Rates
    • 4 x 2.67 L case
    • 26 - 40 acres per jug
    - Under cool or dry conditions, control may be seriously reduced.
    Water volume
    - Ground 40-80 L/ac (10-21 US gal/ac).
    - Aerial not registered.
  • Application Timing

    • Canola stage: 2- to 6-leaf
    • Cereal stage: 3-leaf to flag leaf
    • Weed stage: Canada thistle rosette to pre-bud
    • Corn stage: spike to V6
    • Apply to target weeds when they are actively growing.
    • Only weeds present at the time of application will be controlled

    Rainfast: 4 Hours

  • Crop Rotation
    The year following application, fields can be seeded to;
    • Barley
    • Canola
    • Flax
    • Forage grasses
    • Mustard
    • Oats
    • Rye
    • Wheat (or can be summerfallowed)
  • Mixing Instructions
    1) Fill the spray tank with ½ to ¾ of the required amount of water.
    2) Continue agitation throughout the mixing and spraying procedure.
    3) Add any required water conditioners.
    4) Add any tank-mix partners that are a dry formulation.
    5) Add the required amount of grassy weed tank-mix partner.
    6) Add the required amount of Lontrel XC.
    7) Add any required adjuvant or surfactants.
    8) Complete filling the sprayer tank with water.
    Note: Do not mix undiluted herbicides in the chem-handler.
  • Herbicide Group

    Group 4

  • Tank Mixes

    Can be tank mixed with most commonly used grass weed herbicides, including:

    • Odyssey®

    • MCPA Amine or Ester

    • Odyssey®

    • Poast® Ultra 

    • Select® 

    • VP480 

    • Compatible with all forms of glyphosate


Labels (PDF)
Lontrel XC Herbicide Label
Herbicide Lontrel XC étiquette principale

Safety Data Sheets (PDF)
Lontrel XC Herbicide SDS
Herbicide Lontrel XC fiche signalétique

View Additional Resource Material (PDF)
2019 West Field Guide
2019 Vegetation Management Guide
Lontrel-XC TechSheet
Guide de gestion de la végétation


Before use and for complete product information, please read and follow label directions.