Rhododendrons direct from the growers to you! Dense and very compact habit. 2012 - 2020 Jacksons Nurseries. Often very acidic. Leaves bluish-green, elliptic, very aromatic. Dense and very compact habit. However, there are no chemical controls for root rot, and honey fungus is fatal to the infected plant and other surrounding plants. Adding well rotted organic matter to dry or wet soil will help improve both these characteristics. Six or more full hours of direct sunlight but don't forget to water. Order Online Order By Phone Quick Overview. Flowers come in a vast variety of colours from pure white to almost black. £13.50 . Soils with pH higher than 5.5 should be acidified before planting Rhododendrons. There are quite a few rhododendron-specific diseases which are mainly fungal. Can be 4” to 6” tall. 24” to 48” Mature Plants – Typically field dug to order or planted in a #10 container. See our cookie policy for further details on how to block cookies. They drain slowly and take longer to warm up in spring. This figure may also include plants that have not yet be flagged as unsaleable. Hybridized by Nearing. If you have alkaline soil, you will need to grow your rhododendrons as container specimens as reducing soil pH is not a simple task. Flower pinkish violet, held in small clusters. The early season flower provide a great start for pollinating insects. Wishlist. In more favourable climates, rhododendrons can be planted at any time of year. Rhododendrons should be planted with a root ball, if the plant is field grown, or with their container mix if they are container grown. They can however lose leaves sporadically throughout the year. Growth rate of a plant will determine how fast the plant reaches it ultimate height and is affected by four main factors: temperature, nutrients, light, and water. Pests that bother rhododendrons include vine weevils and scale insects. Poorly Drained soil is usually saturated periodically during the growing season and remains wet for several days at a time. Availability: In stock. Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (to -15), Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of UK (to -5). These include bud blast, powdery mildew, petal blight, azalea leaf gall, leaf spots and rust. A... A long-lasting feed for all acid loving plants, promoting strong growth and rich green foliage. The fragrance may come from flowers or foliage. To aid this, apply bark to absorb some of the water and feed it with continuous release plant food after the danger has passed. For Conifers and Trees this may be the spread in 10-20 years, eventually the plant may exceed this. This will help the plant rebuild its root system. 21” to 24” Wide – Typically a second year plant in a five gallon or first year in a six or seven-gallon container. 15” to 21” Wide – Typically a plant in its second year in a three gallon or first year in a five gallon or field grown. Flower pinkish violet, held in small clusters. Two or three hours either in early morning or late evening sun. A short period of dryness in the late summer months can restrict the flowers from blooming, and buds failing to form. Unlike many garden centres, supermarkets and some nurseries here at Jacksons Nurseries we sell the majority of our stock all year round. This American bred dwarf hybrid has a neat, compact habit that forms and spreading mound. 4” to 8” Wide – Typically a plant in its first year in a one-gallon container. Orders containing Pre-ordered products will be shipped as a single order when all items become available. Fertile, well-drained and easily worked. Clay soils are potentially fertile and hold a high proportion of water. Use our date selector at Check Out and tell us when to ship your order. Chalky or lime-rich soils may be light or heavy, largely made up of calcium carbonate and are very alkaline. Soil with a pH between 1 and 7 is classed as acid, ericaceous plants such as Rhododendrons need acid soil. Bright magenta in colour, this Achillea has the same flat heats as the rest of the... An ornamental, evergreen climber producing masses of tubular, white spring flowers which gradually mature to creamy-yellow during the summer. It is given as a guide but can vary dependant on several factors such as soil quality and position. Rhododendron 'Ramapo' Rhododendron 'Ramapo' Dwarf Evergreen Hybrids and Species. Soil with a pH between 7 and 14 are refereed to as Alkaline. The best course of action to rid honey fungus from your garden is by burning all affected plant matter.