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Stewartia pseudocamellia

Common Name(s):
Japanese stewartia
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Exfoliating gray, red, orange bark in summer; smaller flowers but more attractive bark than most stewartia; difficult to transplant. Learn more about "Stewartia monadelpha" (Tall Stewartia).

Height:
20-40 ft.
Flower:
2.5 in. white flowers with yellow stamens in July; 1 in. brownish fruit
Zones:
5-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil; does not tolerate wind or drought
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Pyramidal to oval; open ascending habit
Width:
20-40 ft.
Growth Rate:
Slow
Leaf:
2 to 3.5 in. alternate, simple leaves; brilliant fall color (yellow, red, purple)
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2207

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