Rhododendron yakushimanum FCC

Plant Details

Plant Variety:






Coastal Tolerance:

A species Rhododendron forming a rounded shrub of green leathery leaves with rolled edges and heavy indumentum. Trusses of pink flowers that fade slowly to white are produced in spring. Prefers a loose, open, acidic soil with plenty of organic matter added to retain moisture. Mulch regularly. Part-shade. Evergreen. Hardy.
Plant Care: 
Plant in a moist but free draining soil which is slightly acidic. Mulch with acidic mulch in autumn and spring, mulch such as chopped conifer needles is ideal. Feed once a year with a Rhododendron food. Dead head spent flower heads to promote better flowering in the next season. Watch for thrips and leaf roller caterpillar.

All plants subject to seasonal availability, please enquire for current stock.

We offer a local delivery service within Christchurch, if interested please enquire for pricing and timing.
If you are from outside Christchurch and require shipping, please enquire to discuss options.