Rhododendron Yak Caroline Albrook

 

Full trusses of funnel shaped lilac flowers with darker frilly petal margins produced in abundance. Max Height 1.4m. Max Spread 1.4m. Flowers May to June.

 

 

Plant in acidic well drained soil. Full sun/partial shade. Hardy.

 

General Rhododendron 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, if the Rhododendron 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 Rhododendron and area thoroughly
  • Water regular until Rhododendron is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.