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RHODODENDRON 'Michael's Pride'


Available autumn 2020 -
£25.00 each

 

  • Evergreen
  • Cream - strong yellow in bud fading to cream
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Full sun - shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Burncoose speciality - See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
  • Good to know - named after Charles Michael, a Head Gardener at Caerhays.
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. 1963. C Michael, Caerhays Estate, Cornwall
  • Burncoose Specialities - Caerhays bred plants -
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter
  • 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
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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

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