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CAMELLIA 'Cornish Snow'


CAMELLIA 'Cornish Snow'

 
Available from January 2022 - Awaiting new stock
1 year £9.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £8.00 each
Any 5+ £7.00 each
Delivery Information Available from January 2022
Available from January 2022 - Awaiting new stock
2 year £18.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each
Delivery Information Available from January 2022

 

  • Evergreen
    leaves 5cm (2in) long, bronze when young, maturing to dark green.
  • White
    Sometimes with a pink tinge on the reverse
  • Height
    3m (10ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Slow to establish. Slender, arching branches
  • Hardy - average winter Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Burncoose speciality See Burncoose Speciality group for more details
  • Good to know
    Plants are smaller than similar varieties and slower growing, well worth the wait.
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin
    UK. A Caerhays Castle hybrid. (C. cuspidata x C. saluenensis). Caerhays Estate, Cornwall.
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Caerhays bred plants
  • Camellias
  • Core Plants
    Camellia
  • Flower Shape
    Single Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals - to 6cm (2½in) across
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Ovate - narrowly ovate - 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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly columnar
  • Rounded to broadly spreading
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Camellia - A guide to sizing and pricing
Camellia - Care Guide
Camellia - Hybridisation
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
3m (10ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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