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Camellia  japonica


Common Camellia

Camellia japonica - Capital Park -                  Sacramento CA - 1-16-01 . Camellia japonica - Semi-Double Flower Form Camellia_japonica_-_Bark1-31-00_small.jpg (3047 bytes) Camellia japonica - Flower
Family: Theaceae - Tea
Plant Type:
[ X ] Tree [ X ] Shrub [ ] Vine
Average Maximum Height:
Large : [ ] Tree over 75 ft.
[ X ] Shrub over 10 ft.
Medium :
[ X ] Tree 25 - 75 ft.
[ ] Shrub 4 - 10 ft.
Small : [ ] Tree under 25 ft.
[ ] Shrub under 4 ft.
Spread:
[ ] Wide : Wider than it is tall
[ X ] Medium : From 1/2 height to equal the height
[ ] Narrow : Less than 1 /2 the height
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Foliage: [ ] Deciduous to [ ] Semi-deciduous [ X ] Evergreen

Exposure: [ ] Full Sun [ ] Partial Shade
[ X ] Full Shade

Ornamental Flowers:
[ X ] Yes [ ] No

Flower Color: (If yes on #8 above)
[ X ] Red, Rose, Pink [ ] Yellow, Orange [ X ] White, Cream
[ ] Blue, Lavender, Violet
[ X ] Other Variegated

Primary Time of Bloom (If yes on #8 above)
[ X ] Winter [ ] Spring [ ] Summer [ ] Fall

Ornamental Fruit: [ ] Yes [ X ] No

Cold Hardy: [ ] 30 deg. F [ ] 20 deg. F [ X ] 10 deg. F (5 deg. F)
[ ] 0 deg. F [ ] Below 0 deg. F

Drought Tolerance:
[ ] Very - Class 1 [ ] Somewhat - Class 2
[ X ] Average - Class 3 [ ] Poor Tolerance - Class 4

Comments: [ ] Fall foliage Color [ ] Coastal Tolerance [ ] Edible Fruit [ ] Poisonous
[ X ] Other (Cut Flowers)

Additional Notes:

Last Updated: 10/21/2014

Contact

Don Schultz
Program Coordinator
Email: donald.schultz@gcccd.edu
Phone: 619-660-4023

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