RHODODENDRON lutescens


RHODODENDRON lutescens

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. 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 Early Spring 2022

 

  • Evergreen
    Sparsely scaly leaves 5-9cm (2-3½in) long maturing to dull green
  • Semi-evergreen Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Yellow
    Canary yellow spotted green inside
  • Height
    5m (16ft) or more
  • Spread
    5m (16ft) or more.
  • Tall Shrub
    Bushy, erect shrub. produces trusses of 3-6 broadly funnel-shaped flowers 2.5cm (1in) across
  • 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
    Good to know - shallow planting is essential. Variable species. Requires shelter for its early flowers
  • Pests & Diseases
    vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin
    southwestern China
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Rhododendrons
  • Core Plants
    Rhododendron
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Obovate
  • 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
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving - ideally pH 4.5-6.0
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
    humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
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
5m (16ft) or more
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft) or more.
 

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