Azalea japonica growing shrub of the genus Rhododendron also known as Japanese azaleas, Azalea japonica perennial evergreen or deciduous used as ornamental hedge plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean, subtropics climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 5-10.
Leaves color green in elliptic to ovate shape.
Azalea japonica flowers
Flower color can be: pink, purple, red, white, peach, orange or more than one color some cultivars have dots with five petals merge in the base.
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Requirements for Azalea japonica 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:
Spring / Autumn in warm climate
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Just for design and dead flowers
Size of the plant?
40-80cm, 16-32 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
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 as houseplant?
Yes (with light)
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring to autumn / in warm climate autumn to spring
General information about the flower
Pink, purple, red, white, peach, orange or more than one color flowers, some cultivars have dots with five petals merge in the base