Japanese Camellia
Camellia japonica
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 7 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and very cold winter (average under 10 °C) climates.
pH range 5.6 - 6.5
Acidity preference is very sensitive to basic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

Photo

Names

Other common names Rose of Winter
Family Theaceae
Other scientific names Thea japonica, Camellia japonica 'Dewatairin', Camellia japonica 'General Lamorciere'

Characteristics

Growth form shrub
Hardiness USDA 7 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -17°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
  • yellow
  • pink
  • orange
  • red
Blooming months
  •  
    1Jan
  •  
    2Feb
  •  
    3Mar
  •  
    4Apr
  •  
    5May
  •  
    6Jun
  •  
    7Jul
  •  
    8Aug
  •  
    9Sep
  •  
    10Oct
  •  
    11Nov
  •  
    12Dec
  •  
    1
  •  
    2
  •  
    3
  •  
Leaf color
  • green