rhododendrons are Flachwurzler plants. If you plan around them to weed, do not go with a hoe or a fork to dig, or you could feed the roots are damaged. Not obsessive get over fallen leaves clean -. They offer the perfect mulch for Rhododendron and add nutrients to the soil
to warm and / or dry and your Rhododendron need additional mulch like peas straw, moisture save. Moisten the soil and then mulch.If go mulch, is not only feed on any old thing. Mushroom compost, for example, alkaline and Rhodes as acid soil, so that's out. Do not use anything that depletes the soil of nitrogen as it decomposes. Keep the plant stems clear or collar rot could result.
rhododendrons as good soil, but they are not particularly in this regard, demanding and do not need feeding unless the soil is thin and poor. If so, add generous amounts of well-rotted compost before planting.
rhododendrons are of climates without blazing summer days, so it's a good idea to plant under the canopy of suitable shade trees or on the shady side of the house.
If you have made a positive decision this year to bloom, so that when they are done by deadhead carefully remove the flower head at the base, taking care not to remove or damage the growth buds on the basis flowering shoot. Young, newly planted or transplanted shrubs are particularly worth deadheading.
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