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CAMELLIA 'Winter's Toughie'


 

Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2021 - Dispatch will take place anytime from early October through to late November as stock becomes available.
1 year £9.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each

Delivery Information Available again from OCTOBER / NOVEMBER 2021

 

  • Evergreen - thick, leathery, glossy, dark-green leaves.
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub - spreading habit, moderate growth
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - C. oleifera 'Plain Jane' x C. sasanqua 'Jean May'
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. USA. William Ackerman, Maryland.
  • Burncoose Specialities - Camellias -
  • Core Plants - Camellia -
  • Flower Shape - Semi-double - Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens - 6-8cm (2½-3in) across. Fluted petals and golden stamens
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Serrulate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - see photos above
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Soil Conditions - Neutral to acid soil -
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Camellia - A guide to sizing and pricing
Camellia - Care Guide
Camellia - Hybridisation
Camellia sasanqua - Care Guide & Videos
Camellias - Background info Videos.
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Planting to avoid allergic reactions and asthma
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
2m (6½ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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