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Q.Planting Azaleas In November

Zone 10552 | Anonymous added on November 11, 2021 | Answered

We just bought 3 azaleas to plant in a prominent front yard site. Is there anything I should know about planting these today in the NYC metro area?

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Answered on November 11, 2021

Planting shrubs in fall is typically fine if you have about six weeks left before winter frosts. That gives the roots time to get established. If you are about to hit winter, I would hold them over in the garage till spring, just watering lightly about once a month. If you go ahead and plant be sure to mulch well. Also, azaleas need a site with acidic soil. Here is more:

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