propagating spider azalea

bobbygil(7)April 27, 2013

Hi...I have a lot of azaleas but dont know really all that much about them. Can anyone give me tips on propagating azaleas, Specifically a spider azalea. thanks bob

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jolj(7b/8a)

Spider??? I do not know the name.
Do you mean swamp azalea or deciduous?
Stem cutting at 5 to 6 inches, root cutting & layering work well also.
You should do a search on GW to find more threads on this.

    Bookmark   April 28, 2013 at 9:11AM
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bobbygil(7)

Thanks...I think I will try both stem and layer it http://www.paghat.com/spiderazalea.htmlhttp://www.paghat.com/spiderazalea.html

    Bookmark   April 28, 2013 at 10:43AM
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esh_ga

From the link bobby provided:

When first introduced to western gardens in 1980, it was known as Rhododendron macrosepalum 'Linearifolium.' That is now ammended to R. stenopetalum 'Linearifolium.'

    Bookmark   April 30, 2013 at 8:52AM
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