Rhododendron 'Palle Christensen'

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Rhododendron 'Palle Christensen'

Yakushimanum hybrid with beautiful hairy leaves. The size after 10 years is 100 cm. The flower colour is pink. This plant is completely hardy.

This plant belongs in group A6 : lower than 2 m, usually becoming quite wide, leaves ovate, flowertrusses differntly shaped

Location of the plant shown in the first picture : Kwekerij PlantenTuin Esveld

Date taken : 15.05.2014

Family : Ericaceae

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© first picture : Arjan Laros

© picture 2 : Th. Ploeger & Zn, location picture : Kwekerij PlantenTuin Esveld

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Characteristics of this plant
type of plant : shrub
soil type : acid soil
planting place : needs a partially shaded place
habit/form : loose growing
water requirement : needs normal water
wind tolerance : not susceptible to wind
the plant is evergreen
height approx : between 75 and 100 cm
width approx : betweem 50 and 75 cm
flower colour : pink
leaf colour : green
fruit/seed colour : brown
fruit / seed period : september - october
leaf shape : leaves are oval
leaf size : between 5 and 10 cm
edibility : The plant is not edible
scent : not scented
flowering period : may
hardiness : completely hardy