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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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Available Early Spring 2021 - Should be available March/April onwards depending on growing conditions.
Small £25.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2021
plant size comparison icon 3 - 5 Litre

 

  • Deciduous - oval or elliptic, toothed, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) long, turning bright- red in autumn.
  • White
  • Height - 4m-8m (13ft-26ft)
  • Spread - 4m (13ft)
  • 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 - Ornamental bark -
  • Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • 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 -
  • 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.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • 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 (13ft-26ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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