Azaleas are one of the most desirable flowering shrubs
for Southern California gardens and if given the proper
growing conditions, they'll provide years of trouble-free
Azaleas are beautiful in the landscape or a container.
Azaleas need rich, moist, well-drained, acidic soil.
1. Dig a hole three times the size of the root ball.
2. Using E.B. Stone Azalea, Camellia, Gardenia
Planting Mix combine one third soil and two thirds
3. Place a small handful of E.B. Stone Azalea, Camellia, Gardenia Food in the bottom of
the hole and incorporate into the soil.
4. Make sure the top of the original root ball is one inch above surrounding soil.
5. Firmly tap soil to remove any air pockets.
6. Water in with Liquinox B1.
Azaleas require a slightly acidic soil and since our soils tend to be alkaline, you should
only fertilize with 'acid-type' fertilizers specifically formulated for Azaleas.
1. Feed monthly with E.B. Stone Azalea, Camellia, and Gardenia Food.
2. Use a spring and fall application of Iron Supplement.
Keep soil moist to the touch, but don't over water. Apply two inches of pine bark
around the plant to help retain moisture.
Azaleas require little or no pruning. The exceptions are:
1. To remove spent flowers.
2. To prune back plant at the end of its blooming cycle for desired shape.
Your last pruning should be no later than August or September as the buds for spring
will soon be forming.