Information About Rhododendrons

A popular shrub in many home gardens, the care of rhododendrons is pretty easy but it always helps to have tips and information on how to grow a rhododendron bush properly, especially if you want to maintain its overall good health. Learn more about caring for rhododendrons and tackling common rhododendron problems here.

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How Curling Leaves On Rhododendrons Act Like A Thermometer

By Teo Spengler

Rhododendron leaves curling and drooping in winter? Read about thermotropic leaf movements.

What Is Lapland Rhododendron

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

What is a Lapland rhododendron? More difficult to grow than a garden rhody, this creeping groundcover is a prized wild specimen. Click for more.

Fragrant Rhododendron And Azalea Varieties

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Many rhododendrons and azaleas are exceptionally fragrant. Here are five of our favorite scented azalea and rhododendron varieties.

Pink Rhododendron Varieties: Picking The Perfect Pink Rhododendron

By Mary Ellen Ellis

There are more than 1,000 species of rhododendron, so if pink is your favorite, there are plenty to choose from. Click to learn about pink rhododendrons.

Companions For Azaleas And Rhododendrons: What To Plant With Rhododendron Bushes

By Laura Miller

Rhododendrons and azaleas make beautiful landscape plants but require specific growing conditions. Learn what to plant with azaleas and rhododendrons here.

Burnt Rhododendron Leaves: Environmental Leaf Scorch On Rhododendrons

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Burnt rhododendron leaves are most likely due to unfavorable environmental and weather conditions. Learn more about environmental leaf scorch here.

Pacific Rhododendron Care – How To Grow A Pacific Rhododendron

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Using Pacific rhododendron plants as part of natural landscaping provides eye-popping blooms combined with ease of care. These wild plants are very adaptable and versatile. Click here for tips on how to grow a Pacific rhododendron in your garden.

Rhododendron Container Care: Growing Rhododendrons In Containers

By Liz Baessler

While usually grown as shrubs, rhododendrons can get very big. They can also go the other direction and be grown as small, manageable plants in containers. Learn more about how to care for rhododendrons in pots in this article.

Feeding Rhododendrons: When And How To Fertilize Rhododendrons

By Teo Spengler

Fertilizing rhododendron bushes isn't necessary if the shrubs are planted in fertile soil. If your garden soil is poor, feeding rhododendrons is one way to provide the plants with nutrients. Click on this article to learn how to fertilize rhododendrons.

Yellow Rhododendron Leaves: Why Are Leaves Turning Yellow On Rhododendron

By Teo Spengler

When you ask, ?Why does my rhododendron have yellow leaves,? the answer could be anything from improper irrigation to incorrect planting to inappropriate soil. Click this article to determine the problem and how to correct it.

Fertilizing Rhododendrons: How And When Do You Fertilize Rhododendrons

By Teo Spengler

Rhododendrons are one of the first flowering shrubs to bloom in the spring. The popular bushes can be long-lived and healthy if given proper care. But to get the most flowering power, you may need to fertilize. Click this article to learn more.

Rhododendron Not Blooming: Why Rhododendron Bushes Do Not Flower

By Kristi Waterworth

The explosion of blooms on a rhododendron in spring is a sight like no other, but when you get more fizzle than pop, you may think something's wrong. This article explains some of the common reasons that rhododendrons fail to show.

Rhododendron Winter Care: Preventing Cold Injury In Rhododendron Shrubs

By Kristi Waterworth

Winter is a difficult season for lots of plants, even evergreens like rhododendrons. By giving them good care through the year and taking some preventative steps, your shrubs will fly through this winter beautifully. Click here for more info.

Rhododendron Problems: How To Get Rid Of Sooty Mold On Rhododendrons

By Jackie Carroll

Rhododendron problems, such as sooty mold on leaves, ruin the display with unsightly black splotches on the foliage. Learn about black fungus on rhododendron and its control by reading the information in this article.

Issues With Rhododendrons: Dealing With Rhododendron Insect Problems And Diseases

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Rhododendron bushes are similar to azaleas. Issues with rhododendrons are rare, as they are relatively low maintenance plants. Read this article for tips on how to avoid common problems of rhododendron.

Growing Rhododendron: Caring For Rhododendrons In The Garden

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

The rhododendron bush is an attractive, blooming specimen in many landscapes and is fairly low maintenance when planted properly. The following article can help with growing rhododendron successfully.

Pruning Rhododendrons – How To Prune Rhododendrons

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

The rhododendron is one of the most eye-catching shrubs in the home landscape. Being popular shrubs, the topic of how to trim a rhododendron bush is a frequently asked question. Find pruning tips in this article.

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