Deciduous Azalea Exbury Juanita

 

Fast-growing deciduous shrub with a dense oval crown. Leaves at blooming bronze, then dark green, orange autumn colors. The flowers are dark pink with golden-yellow spot and wavy edge on the petals. It blooms very profusely. Plant height in 10 years: 1,2m

 

Plant in moist acidic well drained soil. Full sun, Hardy. Provide a winter mulch for added protection.

 

General Azalea Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if the Azalea is well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Azalea and area thoroughly
  • Water regular until Azalea is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.