Plant Care western azalea

western azalea

Also known as

western azalea and California azalea

Taxonomy

Rhododendron occidentale
Rhododendron
Ericaceae
Ericales

How to care for western azalea

Water

How often to water your western azalea

Water needs for western azalea
0.5 cups
every 9

western azalea needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Edmond, Oklahoma.

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 western azalea

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for western azalea in Edmond, Oklahoma

Edmond, Oklahoma

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Growing western azalea in Edmond right now

Light needs for plant western azalea in Edmond, Oklahoma

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 22nd, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Edmond is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant western azalea in Edmond, Oklahoma

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 26.7% ☀️

November 25th, 2021

Edmond is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Edmond is expected to decrease by 26.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant western azalea in Edmond, Oklahoma

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 25th, 2021

This month, Edmond is getting an average of 9.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for western azalea in your home

Light needs and placement for plant western azalea: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

western azalea love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Edmond, Oklahoma ⛅.

western azalea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize western azalea

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for western azalea: 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 western azalea after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot western azalea

Nutrient needs for plant western azalea in Edmond, Oklahoma

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 22nd, 2021

The growing potential in Edmond is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …

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Care Summary for western azalea

western azalea

western azalea


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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