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STEWARTIA sinensis

Commonly known as Chinese stewartia



(gemmata) - attractive flaking bark with elliptic leaves and large fragrant cup-shaped flowers. A rare species first introduced by Wilson in 1901
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Small £25.00 each
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Available autumn 2019
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3 - 5 Litre

Large £60.00 each

  • Deciduous - oval or elliptic, toothed, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long, turning bright- red in autumn.
  • White
  • Height - 4m-8m (15ft-30ft)
  • Spread - 4m (15ft)
  • Tall Shrub - or tree with red-brown bark. Produces rose-like flowers 5cm (2in) across, singly, along the shoots.
  • 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 - shelter from strong winds.
  • Partial shade - dappled shade.
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - central and eastern China.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Cup-shaped
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Is Scented Plant - Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile.
  • Neutral to acid soil - humus-rich.
  • Tree Shape - Broadly conical
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4m-8m (15ft-30ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (15ft)
 

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