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Making Most of Rhododendrons and Azaleas

by Christopher Fairweather

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Published by Burall Floraprint, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gardening: plants,
  • Plants - General,
  • Nature,
  • Gardening / Horticulture,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Shrubs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8289022M
    ISBN 100903001667
    ISBN 109780903001663

    The genus Rhododendron encompasses both rhododendrons and azaleas, but unlike most azaleas, most rhododendrons have the advantage of being evergreen, which Author: Kelsey Savage. To grow the best azaleas and rhododendrons, site them properly. Another thing these two plants have in common is their need for acidic soil. Azaleas and rhododendrons grow best in woodland areas with a soil pH between and , so even when you’re growing them as a landscape plant, this pH requirement is : Jessica Walliser.

    It is a measure of the growing interest in rhododendrons and azaleas in Britain that this revised edition of Judith Berrisford's book appears only 9 years after the original version was published in The latter may well have contributed to this happy state of affairs by showing the gardening public that there was much more to rhododendrons than the massive ponticums and ponticum-grafted Cited by: 1. This is an great book on growing rhododendrons/etc overall. It has far more and better information on how to propogate (cuttings, layering, seeds, etc) than most other books, and the lists of "good-doers" are an excellent guide to someone starting out. Many Rhododendron books are to a large degree picture books - listing hybrids with pretty /5(9).

    Let them ban all the books they like. Your copy of CO Vert's (get it?) Rhododendrons and Azaleas will be hiding in plain sight in your bookshelf, and the jack-booted thugs will be none the wiser when it comes to the pages of valuable unconventional warfare information concealed within. The manuals contained within the book are. Vol. No. 1: Year Back to Article Lists. How to Grow Rhododendrons from Seed. Allan and Shirley Anderson Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. Growing rhododendrons and azaleas from seed is not difficult if one remains conscious of their physical needs, e.g., light, warmth, fertilizer and moisture.


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Making Most of Rhododendrons and Azaleas by Christopher Fairweather Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fairweather, Christopher. Making the most of rhododendrons and azaleas. Wisbech: Burall Floraprint, Making the Most of Rhododendrons Azaleas by Christopher Fairweather A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.

Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.

The author shares his personal recommendations of over varieties of rhododendron and azalea, as well as practical tips gained from his many years of professional experience growing and hybridizing rhododendrons and azaleas. This is an inspiring and very useful handbook on 4/5(2). If one's rhododendron library is limited to two books, pick Greer's Guide to Available Rhododendrons and Cox's Rhododendrons & Azaleas A Colour Guide.

Norman Todd, Victorian Rhododendron Society Newsletter 'Without question, this is one of the best, most complete books detailing the growth and species of the rhododendron family.

Every type of. Making the Most of Rhododendrons and Azaleas by Christopher Fairweather (Paperback, ) Be the first to write a review. Making the Most of Rhododendrons and Azaleas Paperback – 26 April by Christopher Fairweather (Author)5/5(2).

Ericas are in the same family as rhododendrons, and share many of the same cultural needs. Pages: Images: ISBN: Table of Contents CHAPTER 1 CLASSIFICATION OF RHODODENDRONS AND AZALEAS The Rhododendron family Understanding Rhododendrons Subgroups Sections Species CHAPTER 2 GROWING AZALEAS AND RHODODENDRONS.

"For most of their existence, rhododendrons (and azaleas—their better-known brethren) have been the botanical equivalent of wallpaper. Milne provides color photographs; yet so seductive are the money shots that not one shows a plant not in bloom. Albums with photos of my own new crosses - hybrids of rhododendrons and azaleas.

means Dutch: zaailing = seedling) Comment: Almost 25 years hybridizing rhododendrons and azaleas 'delivers' ten thousands of seedlings and at the end plants with flowers. From seedling on this takes about 3 to 4 years. Making strict selectlions is very important to do, because my space for planting them out.

Cuttings and Grafted Rhododendrons. Most rhododendrons and azaleas are produced from cuttings but some are hard to root and have to be grafted. Grafted rhododendrons had a bad reputation, largely due to the traditional use of R. ponticum as an understock, until the s.

This species is so vigorous that it constantly sends up suckers, which if not removed, gradually take all the sap from the plant.

Rhododendrons and azaleas can often be found growing under the canopy of oaks or in the shade of pine. These trees also prefer acidic soils, making them ideal companions for azaleas and rhododendron. These trees also prefer acidic soils, making them ideal companions for azaleas and rhododendron.

For the small leaved varieties such as the PJM Rhododendron and most Azaleas, deadheading isn’t necessary at all. More Rhododendron Care Information If you’re looking for a really great book on Rhododendrons and Azaleas, this one by Kenneth Cox * has a lot of in depth information.

Azaleas are also species of Rhododendron and there are two types. Evergreen azaleas look to all intent and purposes like small-leaved rhododendrons.

They are all generally small shrubs, growing up to around 90cm (3ft). Deciduous azaleas produce large, scented flowers and the foliage of most types turns glorious colours in autumn.

While this is a book for the specialist, the enthusiast, the florist,the gardener or owner of a great estate, it is also a book for the owner of a small place who has seen the glorious Rhododendrons of the Alleghenies or the azaleas in the old gardens at Charleston and watched their flaming reflections in the black waters, their pale or vivid blooms lighting up the woods.

In this sense, the official species classification that separates deciduous azaleas from rhododendrons is less accurate and could be changed.

The problem lies in the very large and diverse group of rhododendrons more than in the fairly homogenous azalea group. Rhododendrons, unlike azaleas, are restricted to the northern hemisphere.

Some plants. Azaleas versus rhododendrons Azaleas are in the genus Rhododendron. Most azaleas can be distinguished from rhododendrons by their leaves. Azalea books The best-known azalea reference book is Azaleas, by Fred Galle, published by Timber Press.

It covers all aspects of azaleas, and describes around varieties. There are more than species in the Rhododendron genus, which vary greatly. It would take a whole book to understand this wide world.

You may be interested in joining the American Rhododendron Society, which runs a database with information on more than 2, rhododendrons and an annual basis, the society selects a number of rhododendrons to be awarded the Rhododendron of.

BOOKS ON RHODODENDRON & AZALEAS: Title: No Copies: Author: A Monograph of Azaleas: 2: Wilson & Rehder: Azaleas: 1: Fairweather, Chris: Azaleas: 2: Galle, Fred C.

The Rhododendron Story: Years of Plant Hunting and Garden Cultivation (The Royal Horticulture Society, London, ) Reiley, H.

Edward, Ortho's All About Azaleas, Camellias, and Rhododendrons (Ortho Books, ) Reiley, H. Edward, Success with Rhododendrons and Azaleas (Timber Press, Portland, Oregon, revised editon, ). From then on, all you have to do is worry about the many bugs and diseases that can attack your azaleas and rhododendrons, such as lace bugs, borers, thrips, phytophthora root rot, phomopsis.

Winter hardening rhododendrons: Eleanor Stubbs of the Portland Chapter has been doing a little snooping around in old ARS Journals and has found an interesting article on Winter Hardening Rhododendrons which she thinks may have been written by P.H.

Brydon. Listen: During the bleak sunless months of Winter, most rhododendrons pass unnoticed in the garden.Rhododendron (from the Greek: rhodos, "rose", and dendron, "tree") is a genus of flowering plants in the family is a large genus with over species.

and most have showy flower displays. It includes the plants known to gardeners as azalea, which was once treated as a separate : Ericaceae.Whimpering in the Rhododendrons by Marshall, Arthur and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at