• Evergreen
  • White
    Yellow-white
  • Height
    3m (10ft) and more.
  • Spread
    2-2.5m (6½-8ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Produces small flowers
  • 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)
  • Will grow outside in milder locations
    This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

CAMELLIA sinensis

 
Seeds £7.00 per packet 
Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
Small £13.50 each 
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2022
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Medium £20.00  

 

  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Transferred from China to Indian Himalayas by Robert Fortune. In cultivation around world in tropical and sub-tropical regions and to as far north as Perthshire, UK.
    Medicinal properties
    Traditional Chinese medicine.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, scale insects, vine weevils, leaf spot.
    Place of origin
    Native to south and southeastern Asia.
  • Burncoose Specialities
    Camellias
  • Camellia Types
    Species
  • Core Plants
    Camellia
  • Flower Shape
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
    2.5-4cm (1-1½in) across
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
Jan
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Mar
Apr
May
Jun
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Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
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) and more.
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2-2.5m (6½-8ft)
 

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