Munchkin Hydrangea Quercifolia Shrubs
Hydrangea quercifolia 'Munchkin'
Munchkin Hydrangea quercifolia shrubs are a profusion of robust flower clusters that open white and age to pink, remaining upright even after heavy rain. Munchkin Oakleaf Hydrangea produce dark green, deeply lobed, oak-like foliage that turns brilliant mahogany in fall. Compact and well-suited for smaller landscape, in groups, or as a hedge.
|3 Gallon Pot||$64.95|
|Espoma Bio-Tone Plus Starter Plus||$16.95|
|Espoma Soil Acidifier||$16.95|
|Treegator Jr. Slow Release Watering Bag||$25.95|
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|Mature Height:||3 to 4 feet|
|Mature Width:||3 to 4 feet|
|Classification:||Broad Leaved deciduous shrub, Mid-Summer flowering|
|Sunlight:||Part Sun to part shade|
|Habit:||Upright, densely branched|
|Flower Color:||White Flowers in summer turn rose-pink in fall|
|Foliage:||Dark Green turning reddish bronze in the fall|
|Pruning Season:||Late winter to Early spring, promotes increased branching and more flowers|
|Soil Condition:||Any well drained soil|
|Water Requirements:||Water well until established|
|Uses:||Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the woodland border, mass planting, or a specimen planting|
Munchkin Hydrangea Quercifolia for Sale Online
Hydrangea Munchkin is an exceptional cultivar introduced by the U.S. National Arboretum.
Munchkin Oakleaf Hydrangea Highlights:
- Fast growing, low-maintenance compact flowering shrub
- Attractive foliage with autumn show of burgundy, red and green color display
- Long bloomer, that will even bloom in the shade. Flowers open white and age to medium pink.
- Ideal for small residential landscapes
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Uses for Hydrangea Quercifolia Munchkin
- Border or bed
- Mass planting
- Ideal for small residential landscapes due to its compact nature
Hydrangea Color Meanings:
Pink – love, sincere emotions
Blue – forgiveness, regret and rejection
White – purity, grace, abundance and bragging
Purple – abundance, wealth and royalty
We suggest when planting your newly purchased Munchkin Hydrangea plants that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil, you may need to add a locally-sourced compost or topsoil to the backfill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a backfill soil for Munchkin Oakleaf Hydrangea because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots of Hydrangea Quercifolia Munchkin spread through the loose, nutrient-rich soil much easier than if you used solely the existing soil, which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant too deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally-occurring, beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardener's best friend and can help guarantee your success.