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Stewartia pseudocamellia

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Fall colour

Fall colour

More About Stewartia pseudocamellia

  • Vase-shaped crown with a rounded to oval habit
  • Bark exfoliates in strips of gray, orange, and reddish-brown
  • Leaves emerge bronze-purple in the spring, turning dark green by summer
  • White, camellia-like flowers
  • Fall foliage is a showy red to orange
  • Bloom Time: Midsummer

Zone:

5

Height:

10-12 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

White
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Japanese Stewartia Growing and Maintenance Tips

An excellent, lawn specimen, this plant has both summer and winter interest with its white flowers and colourful, exfoliating bark. Grow in a moist, acidic, well-drained soil in full morning sun or partial shade. Avoid planting where the sun can reach it in the heat of the day.  


Stewartia pseudocamellia Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium
Slow

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Summer

Habit

Vase-shape
Oval
Rounded

Foliage Color

Red
Green (dark)
Orange

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Stewartia pseudocamellia

Stewartia monadelpha

Stewartia monadelpha

Tall Stewartia