Did I make a mistake?

terri76May 24, 2014

I have an established Jackmanii and a Gurnsey Cream in the corner of the fence. I wanted to put a in a plant to shelter the clematis's roots so I bought a rhododendron. Later I remembered that they like acidic soil. The clematis's are planted very close so I wondered if the acidic fertilizer will be a problem for them. What do you think? Should I move the rhodi?

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buyorsell888(Zone 8 Portland OR)

You don't need to shelter Clematis roots.

They need mulch and even moisture.

Having said that Rhododendrons are shallow rooted and acid fertilizer should not be a problem.

    Bookmark   May 25, 2014 at 1:16PM
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terri76

Thanks for your response. That's why I love this forum. You people are so helpful.

    Bookmark   May 25, 2014 at 4:55PM
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