Information for Rhododendron canadense

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 404936
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:3
Type of plant - shrub
Flower: ROSE-PURPLE or WHITE, to 2cm.
Foliage: -6cm. long., ell.-obl., hairy rolled edges
Height in meters: 1
Parts of Rhododendron canadense are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Rhododendron canadense: Rhodora canadensis, 

Common names for Rhododendron canadense: Canadian Rhododendron,  Rhodora, 

Rhododendron canadense is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
2:   Wants
10:   Rhododendron and Azalea Species and Hybrid Seed List
29:   Temperate Forest and Woodland Tree and Shrub Seed List
40:   Shrub Seed List, Hardy and Tender
86:   Natives of U.S.North East
96:   Canadian Natives Eastern
131:   Toxic Plants
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
379:  Ericaceae
719:   North American Native Ethnobotanicals

Germination guide
Rhododendron canadense 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 canadense seeds on the surface of a Acid Peat seed sowing mix at about 15C.

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.

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