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AZALEA - DECIDUOUS 'Homebush'
Deep pink with paler shading
Pests & Diseases - see header AZALEA - DECIDUOUS
Place of Origin - garden origin. UK. 1925. Waterer, Knaphill, Surrey.
Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Height - 1.5m (5ft)
Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
Deciduous - medium-sized leaves 5-15cm (2-6in) long with good autumn colour.
Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - compact, bushy shrub. Produces flowers in a ball-shaped truss.
Fertile moist well-drained soil - leafy, humus-rich.
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Ericaceous Liquid Seaweed Fertiliser
Specially developed organic concentrated seaweed feed for ericaceous plants that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™ Ericoid.
Slate Plant Labels
These wonderfully tactile natural slate plant labels are hand made in Cornwall and come with a chalk pen. Just stick them in your pot or border. Pack of 6.
Slate Tie-on Plant Labels
Hand made in Cornwall, these delightful natural slate labels are perfect for pots. Comes with chalk pen. Pack of 5
Quick and easy to use PH meter to test your soil. No batteries required.