AZALEA - DECIDUOUS pontica

(Rhododendron luteum) - the most commonly grown deciduous azalea with deliciously scented yellow flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Oblong to lance-shaped, mid-green leaves 5-10cm (2-4in) long. Good autumn foliage colour.
  • Yellow
  • Height
    4m (13ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Open habit. Produces funnel-shaped, sticky flowers 3.5cm (1½in) long in trusses of 7-12
  • 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
    Prefers full sun.
  • Partial shade

AZALEA - DECIDUOUS pontica

 
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3/4 year £30.00 each 
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  • Additional Features
    Burncoose speciality
    See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
    Good to know
    Syn. Rhododendron luteum. attractive to bees and other insects. Shallow planting is essential. Mulch annually with leafmould in early spring
    Pests & Diseases
    See header AZALEA - DECIDUOUS
    Place of origin
    Eastern Europe to Caucasus.
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Azaleas
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblanceolate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Very fragrant.
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Leafy, humus-rich.
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Levington
Sulphate of Iron
Boosts soil acidity. Feeds ericaceous plants and helps prevent moss. Corrects leaf yellowing caused by iron deficiency. Easy to use, low dust granules
Only £11.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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