Details
'Golden Torch' is a compact, upright evergreen shrub to 1.5m in height, with neat foliage and rounded trusses of bell-shaped, pale yellow flowers, 5cm in width, opening from pink-tinged buds in late spring

Hardiness
H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)

Aspect
North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing

Exposure
Sheltered

Moisture
Moist but well-drained

Soil
Loam, Sand, Clay

pH
Acid

Size
Ultimate height
1-1.5 metres
Ultimate spread
1-1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
10-20 years

How to grow
Cultivation
Grow in moist but well-drained, leafy, humus-rich acid soil,in part shade with shelter; see rhododendron cultivation
Propagation
Propagate by semi-ripe cuttings in late summer, layering in autumn or grafting in late summer or late winter
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Low Maintenance City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

How to care
Pruning
Pruning group 8
Pests
May be attacked by vine weevil, rhododendron leafhopper, pieris lacebug, scale insects, caterpillars and aphids
Diseases
May be affected by various Rhododendron diseases including powdery mildews, rhododendron petal blight, rhododendron bud blast, silver leaf and honey fungus

Info. courtesy of the RHS

Rhododendron Yak 'Golden Torch'

£27.00Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ

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