Silky Camellia Tree

Silky Camellia Tree

Silky Camellia Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Stewartia malacodendron
Hardiness Zones:   7 to 9
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to slow
Site Requirements:   Partial shade; well drained soil; dislikes wet feet
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Large shrub to small tree
Height:   10 to 15'
Weight:   -
Leaf:   2 to 4" alternate, simple leaves
Flower/Fruit:   2.5 to 3.5" flowers in mid summer; white petals with purple and blue parts; .5" woody egg shaped capsule and brown seeds
Comments:    Native; difficult to transplant
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --