Velista Fungicide | GreenCast | Syngenta

Product Overview

Broadest Spectrum SDHI Fungicide in the Golf Market

Velista® fungicide is the broadest spectrum and only SDHI labeled for anthracnose in the golf market. Spring and fall are ideal seasons to clean up greens, tees and fairways. In addition to controlling anthracnose, Velista also protects against dollar spot, brown patch and more. When used in rotation with Briskway® fungicide, Velista delivers excellent control of summer stress diseases on greens when temperatures shift from warm to hot.

A FIFRA Section 2(ee) recommendation* for Velista was granted for control of these extra diseases:

  • Summer Patch
  • Brown Ring Patch
  • Spring Dead Spot
  • Fairy Ring
  • Leaf and Sheath Spot
  • Rapid Blight

Velista Videos

Preventative Fairy Ring Program Webinar

Anthracnose Control Program Timelapse


Preventative Fairy Ring Program Webinar

Anthracnose Control Program Timelapse

Anthracnose Control Program Timelapse


Key Features

  • Broadest spectrum and only SDHI labeled for anthracnose in the golf market
  • Controls 14 key turf diseases, including resistant strains of dollar spot and anthracnose
  • Penthiopyrad exhibits translaminar and xylem systemic movement on treated turf
  • The water-dispersible granular (WDG) formulation allows for easy mixing and application


Key Benefits

  • Provides disease control for 14-21 days
  • Outstanding control for spring and fall clean-up
  • Excellent control of summer stress diseases
  • Low-use rates and mixes well with Daconil® Action™, Secure® or Heritage® fungicides for extended control of disease

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Golfdom showcases agronomic planning with Hole of the Month series

Syngenta has partnered with Golfdom magazine to showcase the impressive work superintendents do to keep their courses in top playing condition. Each Hole of the Month article highlights how the superintendent overcame challenges on their particular course, and features an image of one of the holes on their course.  Read more »


Prevent fall diseases now for healthier turf in the spring

Every season of the year is fraught with its own list of diseases that can impact golf course management. Fall in particular can be problematic, as this is the time of year when many other management practices can take the front stage. Warm days and cool nights that produce heavy dews are conducive for the development of diseases like dollar spot and Drechslera leaf spot. However, taking steps to prevent fall diseases like these can help turf emerge healthier in the spring.  Read more »


Now is the time to plan for large patch

In the Southern and Midwestern United States, periods of cool, wet weather in late summer and fall can prompt large patch outbreaks on warm-season grasses. Zoysiagrass, centipedegrass and St. Augustinegrass are particularly susceptible to this disease, but bermudagrass can be affected as well.  Read more »


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Download Supporting Velista Documents

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Fungicide Efficacy Chart(PDF)

Use this chart to help choose the right fungicide for optimal control.

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Preventive Fairy Ring Solutions(PDF)

Fairy ring causes and symptoms and the benefits of building a fungicide program with Velista.

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Spring Dead Spot Solutions Sheet(PDF)

View Velista's performance in controlling Spring Dead Spot in ultradwarf bermudagrass.

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Velista Tech Bulletin - Rapid Blight, Spring Dead Spot, Fairy Ring(PDF)

View Velista's performance against Rapid Blight, Spring Dead Spot and Fairy Ring.