Plant Care Rhododendron Arboreum

Rhododendron Arboreum

Also known as

tree rhododendron, tree rhododendron, tree rhododendron, burans and Laligurans

Taxonomy

Rhododendron arboreum
Rhododendron
Ericaceae
Ericales

How to care for Rhododendron Arboreum

Water

How often to water your Rhododendron Arboreum

Water needs for Rhododendron Arboreum
0.5 cups
every 9

Rhododendron Arboreum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tampa, Florida.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Rhododendron Arboreum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Rhododendron Arboreum in Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

61% Medium

Growing Rhododendron Arboreum in Tampa right now

Light needs for plant Rhododendron Arboreum in Tampa, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

November 26th, 2021

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Tampa is currently medium 👌.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determining…

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Light needs for plant Rhododendron Arboreum in Tampa, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 20.2% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Tampa is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tampa is expected to decrease by 20.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per day…

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Light needs for plant Rhododendron Arboreum in Tampa, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Tampa is getting an average of 9.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for tree rhododendron in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Rhododendron Arboreum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Rhododendron Arboreum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Rhododendron Arboreum does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Tampa, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Rhododendron Arboreum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Rhododendron Arboreum: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Rhododendron Arboreum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Rhododendron Arboreum

Rhododendron Arboreum

Rhododendron Arboreum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Tampa, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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