Lexicon® Intrinsic® Brand Fungicide

The Cornerstone for Disease Control, Plus Advanced Plant Health Benefits

When failure is not an option, trust Lexicon Intrinsic brand fungicide—the cornerstone of your healthy fungicide program. Lexicon Intrinsic brand fungicide is the most effective, broadest spectrum turf fungicide and provides the ultimate protection and plant health for your turf.

Lexicon Intrinsic brand fungicide is a new chemistry combination for control of the toughest turfgrass diseases, including brown patch, dollar spot, fairy ring, pythium root dysfunction , snow mold, and summer patch, in addition to 22 other diseases. It also increases photosynthesis, strengthens roots and improves resilience to stress.

Combining the enhanced systemic properties of Xemium® fungicide with the proven success of Insignia® Intrinsic brand fungicide, Lexicon Intrinsic brand fungicide provides turfgrass professionals with a superior cornerstone product for fungicide programs.

Intrinsic is a brand of products from BASF that provide disease control and plant health benefits.

Benefits of Lexicon® Intrinsic® Brand Fungicide

  • Combines a next generation carboxamide with enhanced systemic properties for continuous disease protection, with the proven power of Insignia Intrinsic brand fungicide
  • Delivers advanced plant health for increased photosynthesis, stronger roots and improved turf vitality, resulting in the best turfgrass playability and resilience
  • Offers long-lasting control of all major fungi classes of turfgrass diseases
  • Constitutes the cornerstone of the longest-lasting and most consistent fungicide programs on the market

Problems Controlled

Lexicon Intrinsic brand fungicide offers long-lasting, consistent control of the toughest turfgrass diseases, including:

  • Anthracnose Colletotrichum graminicola
  • Bentgrass dead spot Ophiosphaerella agrostis
  • Bermudagrass decline* Gaeumannomyces graminis var graminis
  • Brown patch Rhizoctonia
  • Brown ring patch Rhizoctonia circinata var. circinata (previously called ‘Waitea patch’)
  • Dollar spot Sclerotinia homoeocarpa
  • Fairy ring various Basidiomycete fungi
  • Fusarium patch Microdochium nivale or Fusarium spp.
  • Gray leaf spot Pyricularia grisea
  • Gray snow mold Typhula incarnata or T. ishikariensis
  • Large patch Brown patch of warm season of turfgrasses, including Zoysia patch Rhizoctonia solani
  • Leaf spot BipolarisDrechslera, and Exserohilum spp.
  • Melting out Drechslera poae
  • Necrotic ring spot* Leptosphaeria korrae
  • Pink patch Limonomyces roseipellis
  • Pink snow mold Microdochium nivale or Monographaella spp.
  • Powdery mildew Blumeria graminis
  • Pythium blight Pythium aphanidermatumPythium spp.
  • Pythium root dysfunction Pythium volutumPythium spp.
  • Rapid blight Labyrinthula terrestris
  • Red thread Laetisaria fuciformis
  • Rhizoctonia leaf or Sheath spot RoryzeaR. zea
  • Rust Puccinia and Uromyces spp.
  • Summer patch Magnaporthe poae
  • Take-all patch Gaeumannomyces graminis var. avenae
  • Yellow tuft (Downy mildew) Scleophthora

*Aids in control is what label states.

Use Sites

Lexicon Intrinsic brand fungicide is approved for all major turfgrass use sites, including:

  • Golf courses
  • Sports and athletic fields
  • Parks and recreational areas
  • Residential lawns
  • Commercial and municipal lawns
  • Institutional lawns
  • Cemeteries
  • Sod farms
  • Other maintained turfgrass areas

Application Tips

Apply Lexicon Intrinsic brand fungicide at least four times per year, targeting high-stress times, such as spring, summer and fall holidays

Always read and follow label directions.

Love Letters to Lexicon

Superintendents were asked which BASF product they couldn’t live without, and the results revealed that quite a few have an emotional attachment to Lexicon Intrinsic brand fungicide. We talked to some smitten supers to find out why. 


Intrinsic® Brand Fungicides Helped Erin Hills Deliver Championship Turf

Quail Hollow Met Two of Golf’s Toughest Challenges With Lexicon®

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