Plant Care Rhododendron prinophyllum

Rhododendron prinophyllum

Also known as

Rhododendron prinophyllum and early azalea

Taxonomy

Rhododendron roseum
Rhododendron
Ericaceae
Ericales

How to care for Rhododendron prinophyllum

Water

How often to water your Rhododendron prinophyllum

Water needs for Rhododendron prinophyllum
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Rhododendron prinophyllum in your home

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

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

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

Rhododendron prinophyllum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Rhododendron prinophyllum

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

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Care Summary for Rhododendron prinophyllum

Rhododendron prinophyllum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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