Genus Stewartia are deciduous trees or shrubs, often with attractive peeling bark, ovate leaves and showy white flowers; good autumn colour.
Details Hand grafted and propagated at Lime Cross Nursery, Stewartia Pseudocamellia is a small deciduous tree with attractive flaking bark and ovate leaves turning orange and red in autumn. Cupped, 5-petalled, white flowers to 6cm in width borne in the leaf axils.
Soil Type: Normal, heavy clay, light sandy, chalk, loam. Aspect: Full sun. Foliage Type: Deciduous. Foliage Colour: Green orange/red leaves. Pot Size: 3 litre and 10 Litre. Ultimate Height: 4 - 12m. Ultimate Spread: 4 - 8m. Growth Rate: 10 - 20 years. Special Attributes: Makes a great accent plant for the garden landscape.