ARS South Australia Newsletter – March 2014

  • Date: 10th February 2016
  • author: Bill Voigt

What you should be doing with your rhodies and garden this March

As we survey the scars of our recent heat waves, there are some important observations to be made. The rhododendrons that were least affected by the 'burst of Hell' were -: "Ponticum", "Sir Robert Peel", "President Roosevelt", "Mrs Leak" and "Lucidum".

Sasanqua and hybrid camellias suffered less than japonicas. Although "Great Eastern", "The Czar, and "Lady Loch" showed little burning.
Now is a good time to consider how to provide for the next summer, perhaps with the options of relocating, or providing shade using larger trees or some form of shade cloth.

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