Camellia Sasanqua – Camellia

Camellia Sasanqua – Camellia

Camellia sasanqua is a genus of Camellia local to the ever-green coastal forest of southern Japan within Shikoku, Kyūshū as well as several other minor islets as far as Okinawa. It’s an evergreen plant growing to five meters tall. The leaves of this plant are broad elliptic, three to seven centimeters long as well as 1.2 to three centimeters broad with a thinly serrated margin.

Height: 5 meters tall and the leaves are 3 to 7 centimeters long

Uses: sasanqua is appreciated in gardens regarding its good-looking glossy green plants, and perfumed single white flowers formed very early in the season.

Planting tips: Suitable for woodland as well as acidic soils. Place in a site protected from cold, dry winds As well as early morning sun as buds flowers and buds may be damaged by cold winds as well as early frosts.

Soil type: Well, drained and moist soil required for the best development of this plant. Neutral or acid soils are the best for such plant. Loam, sand or clay soil also could be a good option.

Water requirement: Regular water required but should not be over watered

Pruning: Regular pruning required for best maintenance

Aspect:  Grow well in complete shade

Pests and problem: This plant might be attacked by scale insects, aphids and vine weevil.  It also might be subject to a virus.

Climate: Grow well in Southern Australia region

 

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