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Japanese Stewartia (Stewartia pseudocamelia)

Japanese Stewartia

Japanese Stewartia

This is one of the handsomest of medium-sized ornamental trees. The Japanese Stewartia has large camellia-like white flowers, an upright oval shape, and beautiful exfoliating bark. It is one of the few ornamental trees that will tolerate some shade. Great for use as a specimen in smaller yards.

Size: 20 to 40 feet high and 20 to 25 feet wide

Shape: Pyramid-oval

Flowers: White camellia-like blooms in early summer

Fall Color: Red to dark purple

Rate of Growth: Slow to medium

Other Attributes: Outstanding mottled bark and summer flowers. Drought tolerant once established.

Growing Conditions: Best planted in partial shade, but will tolerate full sun, in moist, well-drained soil.

Prices vary according to size, variety, and availability.


Please Note: Trees cannot be shipped outside of the DC/Baltimore Metropolitan areas. Tree prices and sizes are subject to change.

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