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Early flowering double white which was one of the first camellias introduced into England
- 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
- Mature Size
- Tips and Advice
- Goes Well With
- Planting Combinations
- Other Suggestions
- See Also...
Height - to 9m (30ft)
Spread - to 8m (26ft)
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)
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
Place of origin - China, Korea, Japan. Garden origin. Belgium. c1834. Lefévre.
Camellia Types - japonica - The best known of all the camellias, Japanese Camellia (Camellia japonica)
Flower Shape - Double - Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing - 6-8cm (2½-3in) across
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Seasonal Interest - Spring -
Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving -
Fertile moist well-drained soil
Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar -
Rounded to broadly spreading
Camellia - Care Guide
- Camellia Care - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Soil Conditions
- Planting Tips
- Camellia Pruning - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Wind damaged pruning & staking - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Pests and Diseases
- Sooty mould in spring - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Collecting Camellia Seeds - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Flowering Periods
- Self Seeding Camellia reticulata - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Further Reading
Camellia - Hybridisation
Camellias - Background info Videos.
- Camellia oleifera - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Flowering sasanqua Camellias - Video Tip ondemand_video
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Planting to avoid allergic reactions and asthma
- Allergic reactions and pollen
- Plants which produce masses of pollen - to avoid
- Plants producing little pollen - relatively safe!
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
- When is the right time to collect seeds?
- When are seeds actually ripe and ready for collection?
- Magnolia seed collection - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Cornus capitata seed collection - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Rhododendron seed collecting - Video Tip ondemand_video
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
to 9m (30ft)
to 8m (26ft)