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The Power of Phyton 27 in a New Formula That’s Safe for Food Crops Too

Bactericide/Fungicide for Edibles, Ornamentals, and Trees & Shrubs Phyton 35 is a broad-spectrum systemic bactericide + fungicide labeled for use on fruits, vegetables, & herbs as well as ornamentals and other greenhouse and nursery crops. Its patented chemistry speeds absorption into plants, enabling its active ingredient to move throughout the plant and be retained in the bio-system for up to 21 days. Phyton 35 is a solution (not a suspension) that leaves no visible residue and won’t clog spray nozzles. Formulated for use from propagation up to the time of harvest, it is effective against your most stubborn disease challenges like Botrytis, bacterial leaf spot, powdery mildew, pythium, and more.
  • Systemic: readily absorbed and can move throughout the plant
  • Preventive & curative for root and foliar diseases
  • Controls fungal and bacterial diseases
  • “Warning” Label
  • Excellent Resistance Management / Rotation Partner
  • Very broad spectrum
  • Low risk of phytotoxicity (when used as directed)
  • Use throughout the entire crop cycle, from propagation through shipment and harvest, including open blooms
Always consult product label prior to use.

  • Botrytis
  • Downy Mildew
  • Erwinia
  • Powdery Mildew
  • Xanthomonas
  • Pseudomonas
  • Alternaria
  • Rus
  • Volutella
  • Cercospora
  • Phytophthora
  • Bacterial Blight
  • Colletotrichum
  • Cylindrocladium
  • Crown Gall
  • Scab
  • Black Spot
  • Anthracnose
  • Diplodia
  • Cedar Apple Rust
  • Entomosporium
  • Verticillium
  • Phomopsis
  • Dothistroma
  • Apple Scab
  • Fireblight
  • Rhizoctonia
  • Pythium
  • Leaf Spot
  • Pseudomonas Blight
  • Angular Leaf Spot
  • Gray Mold
  • Black rot
  • Alternaria Blight
  • Leaf Scorch
  • Bacterial Spot
  • Bacterial Speck
  • Bacterial Wilt
  • Early Blight
  • Late Blight
  • Septoria Leaf Spot
  • Potted Flowering Crops
  • Nursery Crops
  • Annual & Perennial Bedding Plants
  • Tropical Foliage Crops
  • Cut Flower crops
  • Herbaceous & Woody Stock
  • Small fruits (Blackberries, Raspberries, Strawberries)
  • Tomatoes, Peppers, Eggplant
  • Vegetables (Crucifer crops, cucurbits) & Herbs
For use in the Greenhouse, Nursery, Field, Landscape, and Interiorscape at all stages of the crop life cycle (propagation through harvest).
  • Hydraulic or low volume foliar spray
  • Soil drench
  • Fog
  • Cut flower dip
  • Cutting dip
  • Tree trunk injection
  • Chemigation
See label for more details.

1. What makes Phyton 35 different or better than Phyton 27? Both Phyton 35 and Phyton 27 contain the same active ingredient, which is absorbed and used throughout the plant to fight disease. We developed the Phyton 35 formula to meet requirements for use on food crops and to enable the use of a less restrictive label (“Warning” as opposed to “Danger”). The products are different but similar in many ways.

2. Aren’t copper-based fungicides/bactericides all the same? How is Phyton 35 different than other copper formulations? The active ingredients in Phyton 35 are dissolved into a solution, so they can be readily absorbed into plants to fight disease from the inside. This absorption and translocation capability makes Phyton 35 (and Phyton 27) different from other copper-based products. Because most copper-based products work only through physical contact with a pathogen on the plant’s surface, they leave behind a heavy, mostly insoluble copper residue to control diseases. Phyton 35 is a soluble, systemic copper formulation that provides highly effective disease control inside the plant as well as on the plant’s surface, with no visible residue.

3. Can I treat food crops like tomato plants, herbs or vegetables with Phyton 35? Yes. Phyton 35 is labeled for use on Tomatoes, Peppers, Cucurbits, Crucifer crops, Eggplant, Strawberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, and a variety of herbs.

4. Can I treat plants with open flowers, buds or poinsettia bracts in color with Phyton 35? Like Phyton 27, Phyton 35 has a low risk of phytotoxicity when used as directed. It can be used on most open flowers and buds at lower rates. The exceptions are Gloxinia flowers and certain sensitive varieties of orchids. We recommend that you trial it on a small number of plants with flowers or buds at the intended dosage rate before treating the entire crop. Phyton 35 can also be used on poinsettia bracts, even in full color. It is one of the few products that can be used at this critical stage of the growth cycle, and with no visible residue.

5. Can Phyton 35 be tank mixed, and if so, with what products? Yes. Phyton 35 is compatible with most registered pesticides. Before using additives and/or combinations for general applications, test for physical compatibility and non-injury under your conditions of use. Avoid mixing with other metals, salts or horticultural oils. Do not tank mix Phyton 35 with B-NINE® and do not apply Phyton 35 within 7 days before or after applications of B-NINE. Do not tank mix Phyton 35 with strongly acidic compounds, such as Aliette®, and do not apply Phyton 35 within 14 days before or after the application of such products.

6. Can I use Phyton 35 in my IPM program? Phyton 35 is an excellent cornerstone product for an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program because its broad-spectrum activity gives concurrent control of multiple diseases with a single application. It is compatible with many other pesticides, including many bio-pesticides. Phyton 35 can play an important role in microbial resistance management as a rotation partner with other chemistries.

7. Does Phyton 35 require the use of a surfactant? How about a sticker or spreader? Phyton 35 contains a sufficient amount of surfactant for most applications, so additional surfactant is seldom necessary. If needed, most non-ionic surfactants are compatible with Phyton 35. Because Phyton 35 is formulated to be absorbed by the plant, it is not compatible with stickers and horticultural oils. They hold Phyton 35 on the plant surface, reducing absorption and effectiveness, while also increasing the risk of phytotoxicity.

8. What is the shelf life of Phyton 35? If the bottle has been stored above 45 degrees F, it has a shelf life of 3-5 years.

9. Does Phyton 35 need to be shaken before use? What about agitation in the mix tank? It is good practice to shake the bottle of Phyton 35 well prior to diluting it in the mix tank. Agitation in the mix tank is NOT necessary. Because Phyton 35 is already a liquid in solution, it mixes readily with water. This makes Phyton 35 easy to mix and use, and it reduces wear on spray equipment.

10. Why does Phyton 35 need to be stored above freezing? What should I do if I think my bottle of Phyton 35 has gotten frozen? Freezing can cause the formulation of Phyton 35 to break down and reduce its efficacy. It can also result in unexpected phytotoxicity. If you think a bottle has frozen, check for blue crystals in the cap or a rattling sound when the bottle is shaken. These signs will indicate that copper sulfate is coming out of solution. Do not use frozen product for foliar applications. Phyton 35 that has been frozen can usually be used up as a soil drench without risk of phytotoxicity.

“The Silver Bullet”: Growers Trust Phyton 27 to Handle Their Toughest Disease Challenges

Bactericide/Fungicide for Ornamentals, Trees & Shrubs, Bedding Plants Growers call Phyton 27 their “secret weapon” or “the silver bullet” because it performs when other chemical controls fail. Phyton 27 is a broad-spectrum, systemic bactericide + fungicide that has proven effective against many pathogens, including Botrytis (gray mold), bacterial leaf spot, powdery mildew, and more. Its patented formula enables its active ingredient to be absorbed into the plant’s vascular tissue where it can move up, down and across the plant, killing pathogens that have attacked the internal plant tissues. With a residual of up to 21 days, it provides long-lasting protection, leaves no visible residue, and often enhances overall plant health and vitality.
  • Systemic: readily absorbed and moves throughout the plant
  • Preventive & curative for root and foliar diseases
  • Use throughout the growing season, from propagation up to the time of harvest
  • Low risk of phytotoxicity (when used as directed)
  • Resists wash-off. Saves time and money on spray applications
  • Highly effective at times of plant stressors, (i.e. during propagation, transplantation, transportation, and disease-inducing weather conditions)
  • Compatible with most Integrated Pest Management (IPM) programs and biocontrols
  • For use in the Greenhouse, Nursery, Field, Landscape, and Interiorscape
Always consult product label prior to use.

  • Botrytis
  • Powdery Mildew
  • Colletotrichum
  • Cylindrocladium
  • Erwinia
  • Crown Gall
  • Psuedomonas
  • Xanthomonas
  • Scab
  • Black Spot
  • Anthracnose
  • Phytophthora
  • Volutella
  • Diplodia
  • Cedar Apple Rust
  • Cercospora
  • Entomosporium
  • Verticullum
  • Phomopsis
  • Dothistroma
  • Apple Scab
  • Fireblight
  • Rhizoctonia
  • Rust
  • Downy Mildew
  • Alternaria
  • Bacterial Blight
  • Potted Flowering Crops
  • Nursery Crops
  • Annual & Perennial Bedding Plants
  • Tropical Foliage Crops
  • Cut Flower crops
For use in the Greenhouse, Nursery, Field, Landscape, and Interiorscape.
  • Hydraulic or low volume foliar spray
  • Soil drench
  • Fog
  • Cut flower dip
  • Cutting dip
  • Tree trunk injection
  • Chemigation
See label for more details.

1. Aren’t all copper-based products the same? How is Phyton-27® different from Kocide and Camelot? No – Phyton 27® has a unique, patented formulation that provides key benefits while eliminating the disadvantages associated with other copper-based products. Other coppers can leave a heavy, mostly insoluble copper residue on the plant’s surface to control diseases. Phyton 27® is a soluble, systemic copper formulation that provides effective disease control on the plant’s surface with no residue. After application, Phyton 27® is absorbed into the plant to deliver systemic disease control throughout the plant.

2. Is Phyton 27® really systemic? Why is that so important? Tests demonstrate that Phyton-27® is systemic. It is absorbed by the plant and moves laterally and horizontally within the plant tissue and up from the roots. This means that Phyton-27® can control pathogens that have attacked the internal system of the plant. No other copper-based product can claim systemic bacterial and fungal disease control.

3. Can I treat plants with open flowers, buds or poinsettia bracts in color? Phyton-27® has a low risk of phytotoxicity on most plant material, when used as directed. It can be used on most open flowers and buds at lower rates. The exceptions are Gloxinia flowers and certain sensitive varieties of orchids. However, to ensure plant safety, we recommend that you trial it on a small number of plants with flowers or buds at the intended dosage rate before treating the entire crop. Phyton-27® can be used on poinsettia bracts, even in full color. It is one of the few products that can be used at this critical stage in the growth cycle and with no visible residue.

4. Can I treat food crops like vegetable plugs, herbs or fruit trees? No. Phyton-27® is not labeled for food crops. However, Phyton 35 can be used on many fruit, vegetable and herb crops. Phyton-27® is labeled in the U.S. for use on non-bearing fruit trees and vines. It is not labeled for any other food-crop uses, such as herbs or vegetables. Refer to the Phyton 35 section of this web site for more information.

5. Can I use Phyton 27® if I have an IPM program? Phyton-27® is an excellent cornerstone product for an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program because its broad-spectrum activity gives concurrent control of multiple diseases with a single application. It is compatible with many other pesticides, including biopesticides. Phyton-27® can play an important role in microbial resistance management as a rotation partner with other chemistries. Microbial resistance to copper pesticides is uncommon.

6. Can I use Phyton 27® through my low-volume equipment? Yes – Phyton-27® is very effective, and cost-effective, as a low volume application, and is specifically labeled for it. For complete information, see our Low Volume Application Guidelines.

7. What other products can I tank mix with Phyton-27® Bactericide + Fungicide? Phyton-27® is reported compatible with many registered pesticides. For more information on compatibility, see the Compatibility Guidelines on the label. Before using additives and/or combinations for general applications, test for physical compatibility and non-injury under your conditions of use. Avoid mixing with other metals, salts or horticultural oils. Do not tank mix Phyton-27® with B-NINE® and do not apply Phyton-27® within 7 days before or after applications of B-NINE. Do not tank mix Phyton-27® with strongly acidic compounds, such as Aliette®, and do not apply Phyton-27® within 14 days before or after the application of such products.

8. Do I need to use a surfactant? What about a sticker/spreader? Phyton-27® contains a sufficient quantity of surfactant for most applications, so an additional surfactant is seldom necessary. If needed, however, most non-ionic surfactants are compatible with Phyton-27®. Because Phyton-27® is formulated to cover and enter the plant, it is not compatible with stickers and horticultural oils. They hold Phyton-27® on the plant surface, reducing absorption and effectiveness, while also increasing the risk of phytotoxicity.

9. What is the shelf life of a bottle of Phyton-27®? If the bottle has been stored above 45 degrees F, it should have a shelf life of 3-5 years.

10. Why does Phyton-27® have to be stored above freezing? What should I do if I think my bottle has frozen? Freezing can cause the formulation of Phyton-27® to break down and reduce its efficacy. It can also result in unexpected phytotoxicity.  If you think a bottle has frozen, check for blue crystals in the cap or a rattling sound when the bottle is shaken. These signs will indicate that copper sulfate is coming out of solution. Do not use frozen product for foliar applications. Phyton-27® that has been frozen can usually be used up as a soil drench without risk of phytotoxicity.

Triple-powered, Broad-Spectrum Formula for Efficient, Cost-effective Disease Control and Sanitation

Bactericide/Fungicide/Algaecide X3 is a powerful, highly-concentrated sanitation/bactericide/fungicide/algaecide that has a zero-hour REI and a low risk of phytotoxicity when used as directed. The secret to its effectiveness is in its three active ingredients—hydrogen peroxide, peroxyacetic acid, and octanoic acid—which provide unparalleled strength while buffering the strong oxidizing effects of the hydrogen peroxide. And because X3 is highly concentrated, you can use about 60% less product when compared to other brands. That makes it a smart, highly cost-effective in-use choice for your sanitation, water treatment, and plant disease control needs. It’s effective against the toughest pathogens like Botrytis, Pythium, rust, powdery mildew, downy mildew, Rhizoctonia, and more.
  • Zero-hour REI
  • No visible residue
  • Low risk of phytotoxicity (when used as directed)
  • Curative for foliar and root diseases
  • Reduces usage of expensive chemical fungicides
  • Compatible with many other compounds; see label for details
  • Highly concentrated formula and smaller container sizes make it easier to store and handle
Always consult product label prior to use.

  • Algae
  • Alternaria
  • Anthracnose
  • Black Spot
  • Botrytis
  • Downy Mildew
  • Erwinia
  • Fusarium
  • Leaf Spot
  • Pseudomonas
  • Pythium
  • Phytophthora
  • Powdery Mildew
  • Rhizoctonia
  • Rust
  • Scab
  • Smut
  • Thielaviopsis
  • Xanthomonas
  • Wilts
  • Blights
  • Bedding Plants
  • Flowering Plants
  • Roses
  • Poinsettia
  • Ornamentals
  • Nursery Stock
  • Trees
  • Cut Flowers
  • Bulbs
  • Cuttings
  • Seedlings
  • Seeds
  • Seedbeds
  • Greenhouse structures
  • Benches
  • Pots
  • Watering Systems
  • Evaporative coolers
  • Storage rooms
  • Ventilation Equipment
  • Floors
  • Other Equipment

1.What is X3®? X3 is an oxidizing compound used for the prevention and control of diseases and algae in commercial greenhouses, garden centers, landscapes, nurseries and interiorscapes.

2. What is the chemical make­up of X3? X3 has three active ingredients: Hydrogen Peroxide, Peroxyacetic Acid and Octanoic Acid.

3. How does the chemical make-up of X3 differentiate X3 from other similar compounds? Octonoic acid acts as a buffering agent and has a synergistic effect with hydrogen peroxide and peroxyacetic acid, enabling the other active ingredients to work harder while simultaneously reducing the amount of hydrogen peroxide in the formula.

4. Why is X3 having less hydrogen peroxide important? Hydrogen peroxide is a very strong oxidizing compound—it reacts immediately on organic matter and can cause phytotoxicity. By reducing hydrogen peroxide to 6.7% of the formula, X3 has a much lower risk of phytotoxicity on live plant material when used as directed at the curative rate.

5. How does X3 work? Oxidants interact with chemical groups on organic matter by a redox reaction (oxidation-­reduction) which changes the chemical structure of the organic matter.

6. What diseases does X3 control? X3 controls algae, bacterial diseases, and fungal diseases. X3 attacks and destroys pathogens and algae in your water, in your soil, on surfaces and on your plants.

7. Why are smaller container sizes important? The concentration of X3 allows Phyton Corporation to package X3 in smaller containers, thus requiring less storage space and making it easier to handle. X3 is packaged in 3/4-gallon (96 oz.), 4-gallon and 12-gallon containers.

8. Does X3 leave a residue? X3 is a clear liquid compound used at very low rates. X3 does not leave a visible residue on plants or surfaces.

9. What are the uses for X3 in my operation?

  • Curative foliar fungicide
  • Curative drench for root diseases
  • Sanitizer for tools and all greenhouse surfaces
  • Inject into your water main as a water treatment to control algae and disease
  • Inject into your misting lines to control algae and diseases in your mist area

10. Can I use an existing injector? Yes you can use an existing injector to apply X3. X3 should not be mixed with other compounds or fertilizers in a stock tank. Once X3 and other compounds are injected into the water, they will mix and won’t cause issues with your plants.

11. What type of stock tank should I use? Any normal stock tank can be used with X3.

12. Is X3 compatible with other chemicals? X3 is compatible with many other compounds. Refer to label for more information on compatibility before applying X3.

13. How do I determine my X3 rates? Refer to the X3 label which is available in the X3 labels above.

14. How do I measure X3 rates? Phyton Corporation has test strips to measure the residual level of X3. Using test strips and confirming that you have a residual level of X3 assures you that X3 has controlled all pathogens and algae in your water.

15. Where is the best place to measure the X3 rates? The best place to measure the residual level of X3 is at hose end.

16. Who should use X3? X3 should be used by any grower who wants to grow a quality disease and algae free product in a disease free environment.

17. How will X3 benefit my operation? When used as directed, X3 will:

  • Improve the quality of your water and plant material
  • Eliminate bacterial plant pathogens in your water, soil and greenhouse surfaces
  • Eliminate algae in your water, soil and on greenhouse surfaces
  • Eliminate fungal plant pathogens in your water, soil and on greenhouse surfaces
  • Reduce the use of expensive chemical fungicides in your operation
  • Reduce the loss of plants to disease

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