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RHODODENDRON 'Crest' (Hawk Group)




  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast
  • Place of Origin - garden origin. UK. 1953. Lionel de Rothschild, Exbury Gardens, Hants.
  • Height - 3.5m (11ft)
  • Spread - 3.5m (11ft)
  • Evergreen - glossy leaves 5-15cm (2-6in) long.
  • Tall Shrub - with open habit. Produces long-lasting flowers, 10cm (4in) long, in trusses of up to 12
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich
  • Neutral to acid soil - ideally pH4.5-5.5
  • Full sun - shelter from strong winds
  • Partial shade
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3.5m (11ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
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