RHODODENDRON arboreum

RHODODENDRON SPECIES

Flower colour ranging from white through pink and red, often with spotting in the throat.
Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
    Large, leathery, leaves white or rusty brown underneath.
  • Height
    12m (40ft). 2m (6½ft) after 10 years
  • Spread
    12m (40ft). 2m (6½ft) after 10 years
  • Tall Shrub
    Produces trusses of 15-20 bell-like flowers to 5cm (2in) across with black spots inside
  • Tree
  • 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
    Where reliably moist
  • Partial shade

RHODODENDRON arboreum

 
Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
also Large £45.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2024

 

  • Additional Features
    Burncoose speciality
    See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
    Good to know
    National flower of Nepal. A tree-like specimen for a sheltered woodland setting
    Pests & Diseases
    Vine weevil, scale insects, honey fungus, powdery mildew, bud blast
    Place of origin
    Eastern Asia, Himalayas to Sri Lanka
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Rhododendrons
  • Core Plants
    Rhododendron
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Humus-rich
    Neutral to acid soil
    Ideally pH 4.5 - 5.5
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
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12m (40ft). 2m (6½ft) after 10 years
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  12m (40ft). 2m (6½ft) after 10 years
 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Levington
Sulphate of Iron
Boosts soil acidity. Feeds ericaceous plants and helps prevent moss. Corrects leaf yellowing caused by iron deficiency. Easy to use, low dust granules
Only £11.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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