Information for Rhododendron macrophyllum

Rhododendron macrophyllum - 1  packet for 21 Euros
Rhododendron macrophyllum - 1.75  gram for 22 Euros
Rhododendron macrophyllum - 7  gram for 81 Euros
Rhododendron macrophyllum - 28  gram for 227 Euros

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 14693
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:6
Type of plant - evergreen shrub
Flower: ROSE-PURPLE, dark spots, 6cm. campanulate
Fruit: ....(surface sow on sand - peat, bag pots, 2-16 weeks at ~ 13deg.C)
Foliage: br. ell., 6.5-17cm. long, aromatic
Height in meters: 4
Rhododendron macrophyllum seeds may be subject to seasonal availability
Parts of Rhododendron macrophyllum are considered toxic.

Synonyms (alternative names) for Rhododendron macrophyllum: Rhododendron californicum,  Rhododendron macrophyllum, 

Common names for Rhododendron macrophyllum: Bigleaf Rhododendron,  California Rose Bay,  California Rose-Bay,  Coast Rhododendron,  Pacific Rhododendron, 

Rhododendron macrophyllum 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
65:   World Coastal Tree and Plant Seed List
76:   Californian Native Plant Seed List
88:   Natives of U.S.North West
131:   Toxic Plants
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
379:  Ericaceae
719:   North American Native Ethnobotanicals

Germination guide
Rhododendron macrophyllum 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 macrophyllum 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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