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Japanese Stewartia

Stewartia pseudocamellia

Interesting Flower Fall Colors

Characteristics:
Broadleaf deciduous tree with striking bark, showy white flowers, and colorful fall leaves. Pyramidal to oval shape.

Growing Conditions:
Avoid planting in locations with southern or western exposure and hot afternoon sun. Slow growing. Prefers full morning sun to partial shade and moist, well-drained soil. Does not tolerate wind or drought and requires on-going establishment watering. A beautiful tree that can require maintenance to truly thrive.

Uses:
Beautiful ornamental tree.

Height:
30' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Conical and generally small and bushy

Flowers:
Attractive white, camellia-like flowers with five petals appear in early to mid-summer.

Leaves:
Dark green oval serrated leaves, a shiny, paler green below. Turn to a vibrant red in fall.

Bark:
Very attractive flaking, patchy bark revealing grays, browns and reds.

Native to Japan.