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R. x nikomontanum

SubgenusMumeazalea
SectionPontica
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Synonyms
R. chrysanthum var nikomontanum
R. nikomontanum is a natural hybrid; seed x pollen=
R. aureum var aureum x R. brachycarpum ssp brachycarpum

In cultivation since: ?

First described: (Komatsu
Komatsu
(0-0)
Botanical-short: Komatsu
)

Origin:

Corolla: unknown
Leaves: unknown

Habit: terrestrial
epiphytic = living on dead organic material (decaying trees f.i)
terrestrial = in soil (like in your garden)

Winter: evergreen
Bloomtime: unknown
Hardiness:
H0 = 0 C (32 F)
H1 = -7 C (20 F)
H2 = -12 C (10 F)
H3 = -15 C (5 F)
H4 = -18 C (0 F)
H5 = -24 C (-10 F)


Predominant color: ????

Height
Height
The figures listed here are the observed size in the natural environment.

The exact location (altitude, sunlight, soil, climate) can influence growth considerably
: ?

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on hirstum.info: 15
R. nikomontanum per country:
(could be a clue for heat/cold-tolerance)

Finland : 13
Netherlands : 1
Denmark : 1




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Rhododendron nikomontanum
Photo byJens Birck
Date13 May, 2010
LocationKernehuset gardens in Fredensborg, Denmark
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Rhododendron nikomontanum
Photo byJens Birck
Date05 June, 2006
LocationKastrup, Denmark
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Rhododendron nikomontanum
Photo byJens Birck
Date
Location
Rhododendron nikomontanum
30 year old plant
Photo byJens Birck
Date05 May, 2006
LocationGarden Svend Hansen, Kernhuset, Denmark
Rhododendron nikomontanum
Photo byJens Birck
Date13 May, 2010
LocationKernehuset gardens in Fredensborg, Denmark
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Parentage according the IRRC of the Royal Horticultural Society
Hybrids / cultivars where R. nikomontanum is directly involved:     show indirect inv.
'Flare Up', 1967, Shapiro, B. & M., , R. nikomontanum x 'Purple Splendour'
'Nyohoh-no-utage', 1979, Takashima, T., , R. nikomontanum x 'Carmen'
'Sakura-kage', 1993, Maehara, H., , R. nikomontanum x R. degronianum ssp degronianum
'Sweet and Low', 1966, Shapiro, B. & M., , R. nikomontanum x ?

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