How to grow Azalea

Azalea growing subshrub to shrub‎ of the genus Rhododendron also known as Azaleas, Azalea perennial evergreen or deciduous used as ornamental hedge plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean, subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 3+.

Leaves color green in elliptic to ovate shape.

Azalea flowers

Flower color can be: pink, purple, red, yellow, white, peach, orange or more than one color some cultivars have dots with five petals merge in the base.

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How to grow Azalea growing and care:

Acidic soil 4-6 ph, rich soil, moist soil, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Autumn in warm climate

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
After blooming

How to prune:
Just for design and dead flowers

Size of the plant?
0.2-2.5 m, 8-100 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Yes (with light)

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring to autumn / in warm climate autumn to spring

General information about the flower
Pink, purple, red, white, peach, yellow, orange or more than one color flowers, some cultivars have dots with five petals merge in the base

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