Scientific Name: Stewartia pseudocamellia Form: Oval - vertical, Pyramidal - widely
Common Name:Japanese stewartiaTexture:Medium
Family Name:TheaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 5 - 7m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Heavily veined, Pubescent, Elliptic, Obovate, Serrulate
Flowers: Flowers solitary, (Floriferous), White, Yellow, Jun- Jul
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Filtered shade, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Fall interest, Shade tree, Small garden/space, Street (boulevard tree), Summer interest, Winter interest, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Leaves elliptic to obovate, 6-11 cm long, margins serrulate, petioles about 5 mm long; flowers cup-shaped, most 5-6 cm wide, 5 large white overlapping petals with jagged margins, many orange-yellow stamens; fruit capsule with 5 sections. Winter ID: ornamental bark; buds long, slender, 45 degrees angle.