Camellia Japonica – Camellia

Camellia japonica is an evergreen, big shrub or small tree growing about five meters tall and four meters wide. Its leaves are glossy green and dark with a paler overturn. The flowers that range in color, from white to profound red are produced in winter and spring.

Height: 5 meter tall and 4 meter wide

Uses: Flowering shrub with attractive glossy foliage.

Planting tips: It grows well in semi shaded or shaded position, as well as sheltered within cold climate. Acid soil is very much essential for the plantation of these trees. Keep in mind that this tree does not likes changes in temperature or irregular watering.

Soil type: Moist, rich and well drained acidic soil is required for the best growth of this tree.

Aspect: Grow well in shade or semi shade

Watering: Regular watering is required for the proper growth of this plant especially during the summer season

Pruning: Regular pruning is required to main these plant very well. Prune right subsequent to flowering or throughout early summer to rouse branching. However, you should take expert advice when it comes to prune these plants in the best possible manner.

Pests and problems: When grown-up indoor, observe for aphids, mealybugs, scale and mites.

Climate: This type plant grow well in New South Wales region of Australia and south.

 

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