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STEWARTIA rostrata

Commonly known as 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
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Finely-toothed dark-green leaves turn orange-red in autumn.
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
    Pink fading to white
  • Height
    4m-8m (13ft-26ft)
  • Spread
    2-2.5m (6½-8ft)
  • Tree
    Upright, shrubby tree. Produces flowers to 5cm (2in) across.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
    Dappled shade

STEWARTIA rostrata

 
Large £65.00 each 
Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
Due to limitations imposed by couriers, taller items
might have to pruned to reduce height prior to dispatch.
  • Additional Features
    Ornamental bark
    Pests & Diseases
    Trouble free
    Place of origin
    Eastern China
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly columnar
  • Wildlife
    Butterfly friendly
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Dec
4m-8m (13ft-26ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  2-2.5m (6½-8ft)
 

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

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
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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