Rhododendron Species


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R. abietifolium

SubgenusRhododendron
SectionVireya
SubsectionEuvireyaClick to see all Euvireya
In cultivation since: ?

First described: 1961, (Sleumer
Hermann Otto Sleumer
(1906-1983)
Netherlands
Botanical-short: Sleumer
)

Origin: North Borneo, Mt Kinabalu

Corolla: broadly tubular
Leaves: narrowly elliptic

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: red

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
: 300 cm. (10ft.)



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