B and T World Seeds' reference number:
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:7
Type of plant - shrub to tree
Flower: frag. WHITE to pale PINK (spots), 5-11cm. funnel-camp., cluster 8-10
Foliage: obl.-ell., 6-20cm. long
Height in meters: 6
Parts of Rhododendron decorum are considered toxic.
is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
10: Rhododendron and Azalea Species and Hybrid Seed List
40: Shrub Seed List, Hardy and Tender
51: Chinese Native and Introduced Plants
55: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds
104: South East Asian Native Plant Seeds
131: Toxic Plants
185: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
Rhododendron decorum seeds will usually germinate in 50-90 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Normally will only germinate with light so surface sow. Sow Rhododendron decorum seeds on the surface of a Acid Peat seed sowing mix at about 15°C.
Seeds will mostly germinate as the weather warms up in Spring, some may germinate during the Summer or Autumn but are more likely to stay dormant until the following Spring.
Keep shaded from direct sun.