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RHODODENDRON falconeri


Availability yet to be determined - We don't yet know when or if this plant is coming back into stock
£35.00 each

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  • Evergreen - broadly elliptic to obovate, dark-green leaves 18-35cm (7-14in) long with dense, woolly, brown indumentum beneath.
  • Yellow - pale yellow
  • Height - 12m (39ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tree - multi-stemmed tree with flaking, red-brown bark. Produces trusses of 20-25 widely bell-shaped flowers 4-5cm (1½-2in) long, often with purple marks inside.
  • 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 - avoid hot afternoon sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - vine weevils, whiteflies, scale insects, caterpillars, aphids, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin - eastern Himalayas. Seeds collected by JD Hooker 1848-49. (generally accepted introduction date)
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil - ideally pH 4.5 - 5.5
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Rhododendron - Care Guide
Rhododendron - Propagation
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
Trees - Care Guide

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