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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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RHODODENDRON loderi 'King George'


Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
£22.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £20.00 each

Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
also Large £40.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
  • Evergreen - large leaves 15-45cm (6-18in) long.
  • White - soft pink in bud, opening white, with subtle green markings in the throat.
  • Height - 4m (13ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub - large shrub of open habit. Produces huge trusses of funnel-shaped flowers 9-11cm (3½-4½in) long
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - a good woodland subject.
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. 1920. Sir Edmund Loder, Horsham, Sussex
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil - ideally pH4.5 - 5.5
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Rhododendron - Care Guide
Rhododendron - Propagation
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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