Japanese Stewartia Tree

Japanese Stewartia Tree

Japanese Stewartia Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Stewartia pseudocamellia
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 7
Growth_Rate:   Slow
Site Requirements:   Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil; does not tolerate wind or drought
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Pyramidal to oval; open ascending habit
Height:   20 to 40
Weight:   20 to 40'
Leaf:   2 to 3.5" alternate, simple leaves; brilliant fall color (yellow, red, purple)
Flower/Fruit:   2.5" white flowers with yellow stamens in July; 1" brownish fruit
Comments:    Exfoliating gray, red, orange bark in summer; smaller flowers but more attractive bark than most stewartia; difficult to transplant
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --