Japanese Stewartia

Stewartia pseudocamellia

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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.

Beautiful ornamental tree.

30' at maturity

20' at maturity

Conical and generally small and bushy

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

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

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

More Information:
Native to Japan.