If you've ever tried to grow healthy, productive plants, you know how difficult it can be, especially when disease and a myriad of pests are conspiring against you. A Guide To Insect and Disease Resistant Rhododendrons and Azalea helps you to overcome these obstacles in a simple layout that is easy and quick to read and has timeless benefits.
From phytophthora to botryosphaeria to various insects and pests like weevils and lacebugs, this short guide includes which plants are the most susceptible to these gardening woes. It covers every currently known species of rhodendron and azalea (from Serenade to Glacier, Redwing, and more) and their hybrids.
It also provides suggestions for the proper care of your soil so that it gives your plants the most benefits and drainage procedures that will work with the plants, not against them.
While the lists contained inside the guide are not to meant to be exhaustive, you will be able to use it to decide how best to resolve your plants' problem areas. Keep in mind that certain plants mentioned in the guide may not work with your landscape plan or environment.
From the Maryland Cooperative Extension for Home and Garden, this guide is sure to be a handy tool in your gardening habits with its short, helpful lists and well laid-out guidelines. Evaluate your own garden based on this guide to see all the benefits of healthy, happy plants.
Just take a look at all the helpful topics inside:
- Rhododendron Species and Hybrids
- Azalea Species and Hybrids
- Leaf notching weevils