Mountain Laurel 桃花 カノレミヤ Kalmia Latifolia (Japan)

$168.00 incl. GST
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  • Overall Height APPROXIMATELY:
  1. 105cm for Pot Size 36cm(Ø)
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DISCLAIMER

  1. The actual plant may differ as each pot has its own unique natural look and although look identical but never 100% similar to the image pictured here.
  2. Flowers/Fruits are seasonal and plants may not be with flowers/fruits at the time of order/delivery.
  3. Overall Height is measured from the bottom of the pot to the tallest point of the plant vertically.

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Kalmia latifolia, the mountain laurel, calico-bush, or spoonwood, is a species of flowering plant in the heath family Ericaceae, that is native to the eastern United States. Its range stretches from southern Maine south to northern Florida, and west to Indiana and Louisiana.

SOIL REQUIREMENT

  • These shrubs like cool, moist but well-drained, acidic soil (pH 5.0 to 5.5).
  • Its natural habitat is woodsy areas near swampy zones, but not in soggy soil.
  • It dislikes heavy clay soils.
  • If you have dense soil, consider planting mountain laurel in raised berms or planters filled with a well-draining soil mix.

FEEDING/FERTILIZER

  • Apply fertilizer lightly once a year.
  • Select a granular product for acid-loving plants and scatter a handful or two on the soil near the plant.

LIGHT REQUIREMENT

  • Deep shade to Full sun.

WATER REQUIREMENT

  • Mountain laurel has a shallow root system and needs watering more often than most shrubs.
  • New plantings need 2 inches (5 cm.) of water each week for the first season.

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