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RHODODENDRON oldhamii

Commonly known as Formosan azalea


Available autumn 2020 -
£22.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £20.00 each

 

  • Evergreen - green to yellow-green leaves
  • Red - salmon to brick red
  • Height - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread - 1.2m (4ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - spreading, open-branched shrub. Produces flowers, to 5cm (2in) across, in clusters of 1-4
  • 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)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - can flower sporadically through to autumn
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, whiteflies, scale insects, caterpillars, aphids, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast.
  • Place of origin - Taiwan. Collected by Richard Oldham, Kew, UK., 1864.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Summer
  • 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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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.2m (4ft)
 

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