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Q.Can Anyone Tell Me What Is Wrong With My Rhododendron? The Whole Side Of It Broke Off And This Is All That Is Left. Looks Like A S

Zone 23602 | Anonymous added on April 25, 2022 | Answered

tarting of new growth in couple places underneath. Is it dying ? Can I cut it back or no? Thank you immensely for any info you can provide. Any help information and or suggestions or recommendations you have are greatly appreciated. It’s like to top stem is surviving and nothing on the bottom as you can see in the pics. Baffled.

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Answered on April 26, 2022

Pruning and fertilizing may help this rhododendron. Rejuvenation pruning is in order.

Cut it back to about six inches above the ground, which will force it to send up new shoots. You may not get flowers for a few years, however. Here is more:



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