Deciduous Azalea Planting and watering ?

MarshallkeyJune 24, 2013

Does the deciduous azalea have the same needs as regular azalea ? I got some great advice on planting azaleas in alkaline soil in this forum . Just curious if it would be the same !

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morz8(Washington Coast Z8b)

You'd want to follow the same guidelines for soil - Both types prefer well-drained, humus-y, acidic soil. Most deciduous azaleas prefer more sun for best bloom and a little fuller appearance. In too much shade, they will flower less and are more vulnerable to powdery mildew (something I have to be careful of here in my cloudy coastal climate).

Generally speaking, the deciduous types will be taller...

    Bookmark   June 25, 2013 at 11:04AM
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