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Japanese Stewartia

Stewartia pseudocamellia

Also known as

Deciduous Camellia, Deciduous Stewartia, Korean Stewartia

Stewartia pseudocamellia 01 by Reggaeman (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20m

Max

15m

12m

Min

8m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Japanese Stewartia Overview

This small deciduous tree has attractive flaking bark and in spring bears ovate green leaves that trun orange and red in autumn. In summer it produces white 5 petalled large flowers.

Common problems with Japanese Stewartia

Generally pest and disease free.

    How to harvest Japanese Stewartia

    Generally not harvested.

    How to propagate Japanese Stewartia

    Cuttings

    Take softwood cuttings in early summer or semi hardwood cuttings in late summer.

    Seed

    Sow outdoors in autumn.

    Special features of Japanese Stewartia

    Attractive flowers

    Autumn colour

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