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RHODODENDRON minus var chapmanii



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£22.50 each

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  • Evergreen - elliptic leaves 3-6.5cm (1¼-2½in) long.
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - open habit with stiff, ascending branches. Produces clusters of funnel-shaped, rose pink flowers to 5cm (2in) wide with conspicuous chocolate-coloured anthers
  • Partial shade - dappled shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - shallow planting is essential. Endangered in the wild because of habitat loss.
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, powdery mildew, bud blast, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - USA (Florida)
  • Burncoose Specialities - Rhododendrons -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - see photos above
  • Ovate
  • 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 - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - - ideally pH 4.5-6.0
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Rhododendron - Care Guide
Rhododendron - Propagation
Rhododendron - Video Spotlights
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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