Primo (cimectacarb), applied as a foliar spray, suppressed shoot growth of four of six bedding plants and all four woody landscape species tested. However, phytotoxic symptoms occurred on the foliage of all bedding plants and two woody species and to flowers of three bedding plants and one woody species. Foliage and flowers of affected plants exhibited a loss of pigmentation that increased at higher rates of Primo, resulting in a bleached appearance.

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3Superintendent, Ornamental Horticulture Substation, Mobile, AL 36689.