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Scientific Name: Stewartia pseudocamellia
Pronunciation: stoo-AR-tee-uh soo-doe-kuh-MEEL-yuh
Common Name: Japanese stewartia
Family Name: Theaceae
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Key ID Features: Flowers with 5 large white petals and many yellow stamens; fruit capsule, 5 sections. Winter ID: buds long, slender, 45 degrees angle.
Course(s): HORT 2355


Habit: Arching, Spreading, Upright
Form: Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:15 - 22m
Spread:7 - 10m
Growth Rate:Moderate
Origin:
Hardiness Rating: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Exposure: Filtered shade, Full sun
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich, Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Fall interest, Shade tree, Small garden/space, Street (boulevard tree), Summer interest, Winter interest, Woodland margin
Additional Info: Google
Japanese stewartia
 
 
Leaf Morphology:
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Alternate
Texture/ Venation:
Surfaces:
Colour in Fall: Yellow, Orange, Red
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Elliptic, Obovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Cuneate
Margins:

 
 
Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Flowers solitary
Flower Morphology:
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Rotate/stellate
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Yellow, (white petals, yellow center)
Flower Scent: Fragrant, Sweet
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul

 
Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct
Additional Info: Showy

 
Bark Morphology: Showy, Papery, Exfoliating
Bark or Stem Colour: Tan, Brown, Orange
  
Leaf Bud Type: Narrowly conical


Propagation: Seed, Softwood cuttings, Layering
Plant Care:
Maintenance:Low
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant
 
Location(s):
(GAZ) GAZebo
(GAZW) GAZebo West
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