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Camellia sasanqua

Camellia sasanqua

Full Sun
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

5m

Max

3m

2.5m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Camellia sasanqua Overview

This species will produce dark green, glossy leaves and red, pink or white flowers which will appear in mid winter. They will prefer a sunny or partial-shaded spot with rich well drained soil that will range from neutral to acidic, they will not tolerate lime at all.

Common problems with Camellia sasanqua

How to propagate Camellia sasanqua

Cuttings

You can propagate by semi-ripe or hardwood cuttings from mid-summer to early winter.

Grafting

Grafting.

Layering

Simple layering in late winter or early spring.

Other uses of Camellia sasanqua

Ornamental, hedging, border, cutting bed