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Post  Neil Jaeger on Fri Aug 13, 2010 11:57 pm

does anybody know what this is? i was told it is an azalea, it has 4 or 5 buds ready to flower. its to late for azaleas to flower isnt it?



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Post  Russell Coker on Sat Aug 14, 2010 1:46 am

Yes, it's an azalea. Those buds you see are for next spring, maybe we can give you an ID then.

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Post  Neil Jaeger on Sat Aug 14, 2010 4:02 am

thank you. ya its a real small tree i dont think you can see the "trunk" but its smaller than a pencil, actually about 3 toothpicks around. i didnt get a real good picture of the buds but they sure look like they are about to open. you say they are for next year? just found a better pic. you can see the one on the right.


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Post  Guest on Sat Aug 14, 2010 4:40 am

Yes it does look like its about to flower. Probably a month or two behind the usual flowering time. Did you buy it in this pot, or have you done this yourself?

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Post  Neil Jaeger on Sat Aug 14, 2010 5:13 am

i was givin it in the pot already. azaleas keep their leaves right?

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Post  Billy M. Rhodes on Sat Aug 14, 2010 10:24 am

sublime716 wrote:i was givin it in the pot already. azaleas keep their leaves right?

Most Azaleas are evergreen, and as a nursery grown plant (maybe even greenhouse) the flowering cycle can be off.

Azaleas bloom as the days get longer, so if it was a recently rooted cutting, grown in a greenhouse and then given more light it could trigger blooms out of season.

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Post  Neil Jaeger on Sat Aug 14, 2010 12:56 pm

wow im in for a treat then? if it does flower now will it ever go on the normal flowering cycle?

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Post  Billy M. Rhodes on Sat Aug 14, 2010 4:51 pm

It will get on a normal bloom cycle IF it gets a normal day/night cycle. However I am not sure that this variety of Azalea is cold hardy in Buffalo, NY, I am lead to believe that you have really harsh winters.

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Post  Neil Jaeger on Sat Aug 14, 2010 4:57 pm

i believe im zone 5 i cant tell if its a or b. do you think the best thing to do is bring it inside and put it in a bright window? i hope so cause i really dont have another plan.

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Post  Billy M. Rhodes on Sat Aug 14, 2010 5:11 pm

A bright window and a cool room if possible. Be careful not to overwater.

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Post  Neil Jaeger on Sat Aug 14, 2010 8:05 pm

i thank you very much kind sir. Very Happy

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