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RHODODENDRON lutescens


 

Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£22.50 each 
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Any 3+ £20.00 each

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  • 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 -
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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
5m (16ft) or more
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  5m (16ft) or more.
 

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