STEWARTIA

Commonly known as Deciduous camellia

(STUARTIA)

An attractive all-rounder. Flaking bark, late-spring flowers and good autumn colour.

Genus related to Camellia of about 20 species of deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs from woodland in eastern Asia and southeastern USA.

The name honours John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute (1713-92). The widely accepted name came about as a transcription error given to Carl Linnaeus.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    From the tea family, like Camellias. Grown for late spring flowers, leaves which colour well in autumn and attractive bark. Good as specimens in woodland. Resents transplanting.
    Place of origin
    Eastern Asia and south-eastern USA
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers

Buy Varieties of STEWARTIA

STEWARTIA monodelpha

STEWARTIA monodelpha

Deciduous camellia

attractive autumn colour and solitary white flowers with spreading petals and violet anthers

 
£35.00 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
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STEWARTIA pseudocamellia

STEWARTIA pseudocamellia

Japanese stewartia

a Japanese species with flaking bark and small white camellia-like flowers

 
Small
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£27.50 each 
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Large
£75.00 each 
STEWARTIA pteropetiolata

STEWARTIA pteropetiolata

Deciduous camellia

tall growing evergreen species with a multitude of white flowers

 
£25.00  
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Available again FEBRUARY 2024 - fresh stock in late winter
STEWARTIA rostrata

STEWARTIA rostrata

Upright stewartia

shallowly furrowed bark which peels in maturity. Flowers camellia pink at first fading later to near white on the tips of individual twigs

 
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£32.50 each 
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Large
£65.00 each 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Levington
Sulphate of Iron
Boosts soil acidity. Feeds ericaceous plants and helps prevent moss. Corrects leaf yellowing caused by iron deficiency. Easy to use, low dust granules
Only £11.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

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Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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