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RHODODENDRON 'Polaris'


£22.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £20.00 each

Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2020 - Dispatch will take place mid to late autumn.
Large £40.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2020
  • Evergreen
  • Red - carmine red opening to pink
  • Height - 1m (39in)
  • Spread - to 50cm (20in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - compact, domed shrub. Produces trusses of bell-shaped flowers
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun - better blooming in full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - a good tub subject
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, powdery mildew, bud blast, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - Japan. Garden origin
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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 -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - - ideally pH4.5-6.5
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
Jan
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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
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  to 50cm (20in)
 

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