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What does rhododendron mean?

The word rhododendron comes from the Greek words rhodos, for rose; and dendron, for tree. For their blossom may have beauty and color competitive to rose blooms. And they tend (MORE)

What is the abbreviation for rhododendron?

For a species rhododendron such as Rhododendron maximum, it is written: R. maximum. For a hybrid rhododendron such as Rhododendron 'Nova Zembla', it is written Rcv. 'Nova Ze (MORE)
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When do you trim rhododendrons?

Prune rhododendron soon after they finish blooming to avoid loosing flowers the following year. They start producing new flower buds for the next year several weeks after they (MORE)
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What do you feed rhododendrons?

Rhododendrons are not heavy feeders. They like an organic source of nitrogen since chemical nitrogen can destroy microorganisms in the soil that help rhododendrons extract nut (MORE)

What do rhododendrons do to the soil?

Rhododendrons help protect the soil, but they are not heavy feeders and do not change the soil much. Their leaves help build up the richness of the soil after they fall off. R (MORE)

What is a synonym for rhododendrons?

Rhododendrons might have the synonym "heaths" (the general family) or specifically "azaleas" (two subgenera of rhododendrons).
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What is the symbol of Rhododendron?

Rhododendrons are the national symbol of Nepal. Being a weaker type of plant, Rhododendrons die easily and is usually symbolized as death or decay in Northlandic religions.
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