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By Casso

Kent, United Kingdom Gb

I have several large rhododendrum in my front garden. I try to dead head them every year but some are too high for me to reach.Does it matter if I leave them?



Although I do deadhead mine, I don't think it'll really matter considering you can't actually reach them! I bought a reduced one at the garden centre last year, it had flowered and wasn't looking great. It was spectacular this year so that's proof enough for me :o)

5 Jul, 2010


Thank you Busybee26

5 Jul, 2010


We've got over 40 rhododendrons and whilst some get dead headed most don't I know it looks unsightly but by allowing the flowers to fall to the soil they help to add humus.

5 Jul, 2010


Thank you moongrower. Mine are getting a bit out of hand so I will cut them back soon.

6 Jul, 2010

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