Japanese Camellia, Camellia Camellia japonica

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Camellia japonica

Family:

Theaceae

Genus:

Camellia

Species:

japonica

Common Name:

Japanese Camellia, Camellia

Seeds Per Pound:
340
Quantity:
1.78 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
6
Germination:
83%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
6-30 feet
Collection Locale:
Japan
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
7
In Stock: 1.78 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
5.95
1 lb
79.50
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in hot tap water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* The Japanese Camellia ( Camellia japonica ) is one of the best known species of Camellia . It is a member of the Theaceae family or tea family. It is a flowering shrub or a small tree native to Japan , Korea and China . It is also the official state flower of Alabama . It is also called the “rose of winter.” more...
* An edible oil is obtained from the seed. It is called 'tsubaki oil'. more...
* The parent of many camellia cultivars; shiny leathery dark green leaves; flowers red, white, or pink, often produced in great quantity, in winter or spring; handsome gray trunk; wants a rich, acid soil and part shade or full sun; may grow as a shrub or small tree.
Usda description:
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