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Azalea Peach Kirin
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Azalea Peach Kirin
Item Name
Azalea Peach Kirin
Item #
Aza103
Distributor
Payless Plants
Manufacturer
Payless Plants
Unit of Supply
2.5 lit. HP
Annual Production
200
Price/ea
$7.00
 
 
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Azalea Peach Kirin

 

Short Description
Kurume. Soft pink single hose in hose free flowering. 60cm. One of the most popular.

 

Cultivation
Azaleas like an acidic topsoil pH 4.5 to 6. Most topsoil in NZ is 4.8 to 5.2. What is required is a good topsoil, not sand or clay, or artificial compost. The soil should be loose and friable around a newly planted plant. New roots are fine and delicate filaments which will struggle in hard packed ground. Avoid planting in hard packed ground such as lawn areas.

Azaleas can be planted in full sun or partial shade. What matters more is quality of topsoil.

Generally, fertilizer should not be required in good topsoil, but if a fertilizer is required use an NPK fertilizer with Fe (Iron). Apply in small doses on the soil surface within the drip zone. A small plant may only require a teaspoon fill. A larger plant slightly more. Better a little fertilizer every now and then than a lot of fertilizer in one application.

The main issue for evergreen azaleas is leaf roll caterpillar. If an insecticide is used, apply after flowering. Do not use insecticide during flowering as it will kill bees.

Kurume. Soft pink single hose in hose free flowering. 60cm. One of the most popular.
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