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EDIS Update: Chinese Fringe

This series of Key Plant, Key Pests publications are designed for Florida gardeners, horticulturalists and landscape professionals to help identify common pests associated with common Florida flora. This publication, the fifth in the Key Plant, Key Pests series, helps identify the most common pests found on the Chinese fringe (Loropetalum chinense) and can be found here.

Photo: John Ruter, University of Georgia,

This publication provides information and general management recommendations for copper deficiency, Pseudocercospora, and olive gall. For a more comprehensive guide of woody ornamental insect management, download the current Professional Disease Management Guide for Ornamental Plants here or the Integrated Pest Management in the Commercial Ornamental Nursery Guide here.