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Rhododendron Red Jack

16.99

3m ht x 3m sp

10-20 years until maturity

3ltr pot

‘Red Jack’ is a bushy, rounded, evergreen shrub with ovate, dark green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, conical clusters of funnel-shaped, bright red flowers.

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Botanical name

Rhododendron 'Red Jack'

Other names

Rhododendron 'Red Jack'

Genus

Rhododendron

Variety or Cultivar

'Red Jack' _ 'Red Jack' is a bushy, rounded, evergreen shrub with ovate, dark green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, conical clusters of funnel-shaped, bright red flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Rounded

Toxicity

All parts are poisonous if ingested.

Flower

Bright-red in Spring; Bright-red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Leafhoppers , Vine weevil , Lacebugs

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew , Rhododendron bud blast , Rhododendron petal blight , Silver leaf

General care

Pruning

If grown as a standard, trim back misplaced shoots after flowering.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Grafting, Layering Rhododendron 'Red Jack' (Rhododendron 'Red Jack') will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 3m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich, well-drained acid soil in sun or dappled shade. Plant shallowly. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers. If grown as a standard, may require staking.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Botanical name

Rhododendron ‘Red Jack’

Other names

Rhododendron ‘Red Jack’

Genus

Rhododendron

Variety or Cultivar

‘Red Jack’ _ ‘Red Jack’ is a bushy, rounded, evergreen shrub with ovate, dark green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, conical clusters of funnel-shaped, bright red flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Rounded

Toxicity

All parts are poisonous if ingested.

Flower

Bright-red in Spring; Bright-red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

HOW TO CARE

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Caterpillars , Leafhoppers , Vine weevil , Lacebugs

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew , Rhododendron bud blast , Rhododendron petal blight , Silver leaf

General care

Pruning

If grown as a standard, trim back misplaced shoots after flowering.

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Grafting, Layering

Rhododendron ‘Red Jack’ (Rhododendron ‘Red Jack’) will reach a height of 3m and a spread of 3m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in moist, humus-rich, well-drained acid soil in sun or dappled shade. Plant shallowly. Protect from frost to prevent damage to flowers. If grown as a standard, may require staking.

Soil type

Clay, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered