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RHODODENDRON augustinii


Available late spring to early summer 2021 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
£22.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £20.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
  • Evergreen - narrowly elliptic leaves 4-11cm (1½-4½in) long with hairs along the veins.
  • Blue
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - bushy shrub with openly funnel-shaped flowers to 7cm (3in) across in trusses of 2-5. Throats have greenish brown spots
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Burncoose speciality - See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
  • Good to know - shallow planting is essential
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevil, scale insects, powdery mildew, bud blast, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - China
  • Burncoose Specialities - Rhododendrons -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - - ideally pH4.5-5.5
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • 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
2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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