A picture of a Tea-Oil-Plant

Tea-Oil-Plant

Camellia oleifera

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

4m

2m

Min

2m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

More images of Tea-Oil-Plant

Camellia oleifera
A photo of Tea-Oil-Plant

Tea-Oil-Plant Overview

Originating from China, this small tree bears slender branches with dark green leaves. It produces single, usually scented, pure white flowers in mid- or late-autumn. Due to its similar flowers, it is often confused with Camellia sasanqua 'Narumigata'.

Common problems with Tea-Oil-Plant

How to propagate Tea-Oil-Plant

Cuttings

Grafting

Layering

Simple layering in late winter or early spring.

Special features of Tea-Oil-Plant

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Tea-Oil-Plant

Culinary