8 Seeds Rhododendron arboreum Profusion of Large Red Flowers Zone 8+ or Container

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Rhododendron arboreum
Large Flower

This evergreen shrub produces a gorgeous display of bright red flowers that is not easily
forgotten and are the perfect accent to forest green leaves. This is the largest of all Rhododendrons.

Likes well drained, moist soil, slightly acidic. Prefers some shade. Perfect for woodland gardens.
Keep away from high wind areas.

A breathtaking ornamental for temperate and warm temperate climates in USDA Zones 8 and
above otherwise grow as a container plant and bring indoors when cold weather looms.

Fun Facts:
1. The name Rhododendron comes from the greek words "rodon" which means "rose" and "dendron"
which means "tree", hence Rose Tree
2. Rhododendron was discovered by The 16th century Flemish botanist Charles l'Ecluse
3. Rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal

This is a tropical plant, well worth the effort of growing, and does very well in containers.
Cannot tolerate frost and must be brought indoors or to a protected area.
Will be able to remain in a container for up to 5 years before transplanting. Needs good drainage.

Sowing instructions: Sow indoors in flats or small pots and keep warm.
Transplant in early spring in a well prepared seed bed. Water well before germination
then water as needed. Optimum soil temperature is 55-75 degrees F.

Plant Care: For the biggest yields place plants in raised composted beds. Water regularly.
Harden off- and set out after all danger of frost is past in a nice sunny spot. For the biggest
yields place plants in raised composted beds. Water regularly. After harvest cure in the sun for several days
Growing Tips:
Keep plants well watered
Seed can be sown indoors 6 weeks before last frost date
Plant Care:
Grow in a standard potting mix
Place in bright filtered light
Likes a deep, rich well fertilized soil
Keep moist and feed once a month
Transplant when large enough to handle into pots
Keep humid if in dry conditions by occasional misting
Do not allow to remain in standing water

Some seeds require some experience in growing. We provide germination guidance and
recommend that you do some research before ordering if you feel unsure. Growing plants
from seed is supposed to be fun. Sometimes it is successful and sometimes not- this is the
way it is with gardening. Because we are not there to plant them, we cannot be responsible
for germination failure due to improper planting or climate conditions. We will always send you viable seeds

We thank you for your support of rare and naturally grown seeds!
This widely adaptable plant can be used for a wide range of uses including, standard growing
as well as the greenhouse or houseplant. It makes the perfect patio plant but, will need
protection from frost. Keep well watered until established.

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Note: all seeds are fresh and viable. We will not and can not be responsible for the
germination of any seed since everyone has their own methods of starting, growing and
planting them. We will only advise you of what we think works best. See below for more information.

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All seed descriptions are based on careful study, research and our own growing experiments.
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Seed is a live product which depends on many important grower skills such as proper
planting time, seed depth, type of soil, watering, light intensity, proper use of fertilizers,
weed controls, fungicides, insecticides, soil conditions, and reasonable weather during
the growing period. These factors are totally out of the sellers control, and germination
and growing results are the buyer's responsibility and risk.

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