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RHODODENDRON grande


£35.00 each

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  • Evergreen - extremely large oblong to inversely lance-shaped leaves to 46cm (18in) long, with wooly indumentum beneath
  • Cream
  • Height - to 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - to 3m (10ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - produces rounded clusters to 45cm (18in) across of up to 25 flowers, opening white from pink buds. Flowers have purple blotches at the base
  • 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)
  • Partial shade - dappled shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - a large-leaf shrub that requires very a very sheltered site
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, scale insects, powdery mildew, bud blast, honey fungus
  • Place of origin - Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Assam
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving - ideally pH4.5-6.5
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
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Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  to 3m (10ft)
 

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