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Camellia japonica 'Tancho'

Tancho Camellia

Camellia

Comments

Spectacular white blooms with hot pink stripes appear from mid to late winter; lustrous, oval, evergreen leaves persist all year on an upright compact shrub; provide rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soil

Description

Spectacular white blooms with hot pink stripes appear from mid to late winter; lustrous, oval, evergreen leaves persist all year on an upright compact shrub; provide rich, acidic, moist, well-drained soil

Landscape Attributes

Tancho Camellia is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Tancho Camellia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;Mass Planting;Hedges/Screening;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Tancho Camellia will grow to be about 8 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

Light Requirement:

shade

partial shade

Moisture:

moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

7a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

8 feet

8 feet

acidic

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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