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  • n  any plant of the genus Leucothoe; grown for their beautiful white flowers; glossy foliage contains a poisonous substance similar to that found in genus Kalmia
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  • Plants Have Different Tastes
    How to grow a garden to suit many tastes Dr. Francis Gouin Quite a few plants love acid soils. Andromeda, azaleas, blueberries, leucothoe, mountain laurel and rhododendrons, bald and pond cypress, deciduous hollies, false heather, heather, Japanese hollies, mountain silverbell, oaks, partridge berry and sour gum love acid soils.     Such plants demand soil with a pH between 4.5 and 5.5. read more
    Oct. 3, 2013 - Bay Weekly
  • Get Ready to Start Digging
    Time to transplant azaleas and other acid-loving plants Dr. Francis Gouin Mid-August to early October is the time to transplant azaleas, rhododendrons, mountain laurel, andromeda, leucothoe and blueberries.     What do blueberries have to do with azaleas and these other landscaping plants?     By Aug­ust, all have stopped producing top growth and are now making root growth. Transplanting them at ...
    Oct. 3, 2013 - Bay Weekly

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