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Rhododendron 'Kalinka' (Rhododendron 'Kalinka')

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skill rating
Maintenance level
2 hours care
per year
Ultimate height
Max height
Ultimate spread
Max spread
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Rhododendron 'Kalinka'

Other names: Rhododendron 'Kalinka', Rhododendron yakushimanum hybrid 'Kalinka'

Genus: Rhododendron

Variety or Cultivar: 'Kalinka' _ 'Kalinka' is a dense, evergreen shrub with glossy, dark green leaves and pink flowers in clusters throughout late spring.

Rhododendron 'Kalinka' is: Evergreen

Flower: Pink, Pale-pink in Spring

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Habit: Rounded, Bushy

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Caterpillars , Leafhoppers , Vine weevil

Specific diseases: Powdery mildew , Rhododendron bud blast , Rhododendron petal blight , Silver leaf

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings, Grafting, Layering. REGISTER to

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Rhododendron 'Kalinka' (Rhododendron 'Kalinka') will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises, Containers

Cultivation: Plant in moist, humus-rich, free-draining, acid soil in sun or dappled shade. Plant shallowly. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers.

Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid

Light: Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)

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