Q.This Rhododendron Didn’t Flower This Year And The New Leaf Buds Have Now Curled Up And Gone Brown.
I bought this plant last year and it flowered beautifully. This year it seems to be suffering from something. If it needs to be moved should I do it now before it gets any worse?
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Is it planted in a shady location with rich, acidic soil? If not, consider moving them. Also check the pH level of the soil. It is important that it be betweeen 4.5 and 6.0. A high pH can cause yellowing leaves.
If those check out, look for insect problems such as spider mites or lace bugs. This article will help:
You can also check for leaf scorch:
Here are tips about their best care: