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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

CAMELLIA 'Kenny'


Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
2 year £18.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £15.00 each
Any 5+ £13.00 each

 

  • Evergreen - dark green, serrated leaves to 8cm (3¼in) long.
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 3m (10ft)
  • Tall Shrub - slow, compact growth. Produces full-petalled flowers to 11cm (4½in) across.
  • 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)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - an old variety from the mid 1800s which maintains a virus-variegation in the flower. Maximum height after 10 years.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. Europe.
  • Burncoose Specialities - Camellias -
  • Camellia Types - japonica - The best known of all the camellias, Japanese Camellia (Camellia japonica)
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
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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
  3m (10ft)
 

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