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Why is my rhododendron leaves turning yellow?
Last Updated: 2nd June, 2020
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Furthermore, why does my rhododendron have yellow leaves?
If you can't feel the root ball in the soil, youhave planted it too deeply. This takes care of leavesturning yellow on rhododendron because of plantingdepth. Lack of water or food may also cause leaves turningyellow on rhododendron. You should give theplant fertilizer in late May to June.
Likewise, why is my rhododendron dying? Answer: Rhododendrons and azaleas are susceptibleto a fungal wilt disease called Phytophthora root rot. ThePhytophthora fungus enters the roots of the plant from infestedsoil and clogs the water-conducting vessels of the plant. Symptomsinclude poor growth, rolling of leaves, and the eventual death ofthe plant.
Similarly one may ask, how do you revive a rhododendron?
How to Revive a Distressed Rhododendron
- Check the area where the plant is sited first.
- Cut back on high-nitrogen fertilizer because too much causesshoot growth, not bloom.
- Deadhead rhododendrons continuously during the spring toprevent seed set.
- Protect your rhododendron from freeze-thaw cycles in thewinter.
What is the best fertilizer for rhododendrons?
In early spring, the rhododendron buds swell. Atthis time, apply a complete 10-8-6 fertilizer. Apply anotherlight dose of this fertilizer when the leaves emerge. Inautumn, applying organic compost or manure issufficient.