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RHODODENDRON crassum


£22.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £20.00 each

  • Evergreen
  • White
  • Height - 1-2m (3-6½ft)
  • Spread - 1-2m (3-6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Additional Features - Burncoose speciality - See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
  • Good to know - R. maddenii subsp. crassum
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, powdery mildew, bud blast, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - eastern Himalayas, China.
  • Burncoose specialities - Rhododendrons
  • 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 - filtered or dappled light
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil - ideally pH 4.5 - 5.5
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1-2m (3-6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1-2m (3-6½ft)
 

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