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Did I make a mistake?

Posted by terri76 5 (My Page) on
Sat, May 24, 14 at 18:32

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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RE: Did I make a mistake?

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.

RE: Did I make a mistake?

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

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