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Rhododendron

rhododendron

(Science: botany) A genus of shrubs or small trees, often having handsome evergreen leaves, and remarkable for the beauty of their flowers; rosebay.

Origin: L, fr. Gr. rododendron, literally, rose tree; rodon rose _ dendron tree. See Rose.


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Culling a Rhododendron thicket

The American Rhododendron Society has online back journals- issue 25-2 back in 1971 answers your question better than i. another consideration- lovely flowers that probably attract pollinators that you need for health of entire ...

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by herb517
Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:40 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Culling a Rhododendron thicket
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Re: Culling a Rhododendron thicket

Hi- rhodies are the only bright- evergreen- sight in my ravine right now- i would certainly consider that before culling an entire thicket! deer and critters most certainly use the thickets- tho even deer can't get through a really dense stand, no doubt you will find game trails. rhodies grow fairly...

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by herb517
Fri Jan 15, 2010 8:38 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Culling a Rhododendron thicket
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Views: 4150

Culling a Rhododendron thicket

I have been advised to remove the Rhododendrons on my land (in reply to a post of mine regarding trees suitable for growing for timber) and have proceeded to do so. The reason for this is that Rhododendrons seem to have a very bad press regarding associated insects ,grasses wildlife etc Just wonderi...

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by geordief
Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:23 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Culling a Rhododendron thicket
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Transpiration and wind speed.

I was thinking of using Marram Grass and Rhododendron Azalea do you think they would be ok?

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by Lidlim
Sun May 07, 2006 11:45 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Transpiration and wind speed.
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The Fiber Disease

... since its detection in 1995 is not known to be native to the region. Scientists suspect it was accidentally imported from Asia, possibly aboard rhododendron plants. The study's findings will appear in the May issue of the journal Molecular Ecology. from: http://www.fox6.com/news/state/story.aspx?content_id=2491CBB0-4B57-4DD5-970C-FC48A8A27E00&rss=state ...

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by Skytroll
Tue Apr 25, 2006 7:36 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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